Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4149-1 plexus-utils2 -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 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 3.0.15-1+deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed prior to the initial release.
We recommend that you upgrade your plexus-utils2 packages.
For the detailed security status of plexus-utils2 please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/plexus-utils2