Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3504-1 bsh -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 04 Mar 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2510.
- More information:
Alvaro Muñoz and Christian Schneider discovered that BeanShell, an embeddable Java source interpreter, could be leveraged to execute arbitrary commands: applications including BeanShell in their classpath are vulnerable to this flaw if they deserialize data from an untrusted source.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0b4-12+deb7u1.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0b4-15+deb8u1.
For the testing distribution (stretch) and unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.0b4-16.
We recommend that you upgrade your bsh packages.