Amazon Linux 2 : plexus-archiver (ALAS-2018-1043)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110782


The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.


A path traversal vulnerability has been discovered in plexus-archiver when extracting a carefully crafted zip file which holds path traversal file names. A remote attacker could use this vulnerability to write files outside the target directory and overwrite existing files with malicious code or vulnerable configurations.(CVE-2018-1002200)


Run 'yum update plexus-archiver' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110782

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1043.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/29

Modified: 2018/06/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:plexus-archiver, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:plexus-archiver-javadoc, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1002200

ALAS: 2018-1043