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: