Package: groovy
Version: 1.8.6-1
Severity: grave
Tags: security upstream

cpnrodzc7, working with HP's Zero Day Initiative, discovered that
Java applications using standard Java serialization mechanisms to
decode untrusted data, and that have Groovy on their classpath, can
be passed a serialized object that will cause the application to
execute arbitrary code.

This is issue has been marked as fixed in Groovy 2.4.4 and a standalone
security patch has been made available.

CVE-2015-3253 has been assigned to this issue. 
Please mention it in the changelog when fixing the issue.

 * Bulletin
 * Security update
 * Fixing commit (on 2.4.x branch)

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