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

Medium 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: Medium

ID: 110782

File Name: al2_ALAS-2018-1043.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/29

Updated: 2018/09/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1002200

ALAS: 2018-1043