Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1237-1 plexus-utils2 -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 09 Jan 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000487.
- More information:
Charles Duffy discovered that the Commandline class in plexus-utils2, a collection of components used by Apache Maven, does not correctly quote the contents of double-quoted strings. An attacker may use this flaw to inject arbitrary shell commands.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.0.5-1+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your plexus-utils2 packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS