Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : bsh vulnerability (USN-2923-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89778
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionAlvaro Munoz and Christian Schneider discovered that BeanShell incorrectly handled deserialization. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected bsh, bsh-gcj and / or libbsh-java packages.