ESB-2018.1745 - [Debian] plexus-archiver: Modify arbitrary files - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-06-13

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                      plexus-archiver security update
                               13 June 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           plexus-archiver
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   Debian GNU/Linux 9
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1002200  

Reference:         ESB-2018.1744

Original Bulletin:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4227-1                              Salvatore Bonaccorso
June 12, 2018               
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Package        : plexus-archiver
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-1002200
Debian Bug     : 900953

Danny Grander discovered a directory traversal flaw in plexus-archiver,
an Archiver plugin for the Plexus compiler system, allowing an attacker
to overwrite any file writable by the extracting user via a specially
crafted Zip archive.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 1.2-1+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2-1+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your plexus-archiver packages.

For the detailed security status of plexus-archiver please refer to its
security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at:

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