Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4146-1 plexus-utils -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 20 Mar 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000487.
- More information:
Charles Duffy discovered that the Commandline class in the utilities for the Plexus framework performs insufficient quoting of double-encoded strings, which could result in the execution of arbitrary shell commands.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.5.15-4+deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.5.15-4+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your plexus-utils packages.
For the detailed security status of plexus-utils please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/plexus-utils