GLSA-201607-17 : BeanShell: Arbitrary code execution
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92653
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-17 (BeanShell: Arbitrary code execution)
An application that includes BeanShell on the classpath may be vulnerable if another part of the application uses Java serialization or XStream to deserialize data from an untrusted source.
Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code including shell commands.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll BeanShell users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot '>=dev-java/bsh-2.0_beta6'