GLSA-201209-21 : fastjar: Directory traversal
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62363
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201209-21 (fastjar: Directory traversal)
Two directory traversal vulnerabilities have been discovered in fastjar.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted JAR file, possibly resulting in the creation or truncation of arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll fastjar users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-arch/fastjar-0.98-r1'