CVE-2017-1000117

MEDIUM

Description

A malicious third-party can give a crafted "ssh://..." URL to an unsuspecting victim, and an attempt to visit the URL can result in any program that exists on the victim's machine being executed. Such a URL could be placed in the .gitmodules file of a malicious project, and an unsuspecting victim could be tricked into running "git clone --recurse-submodules" to trigger the vulnerability.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3934

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100283

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039131

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2484

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2485

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2491

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2674

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2675

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-10

https://support.apple.com/HT208103

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42599/

https://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg1466490.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-10-05

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-284

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH