FreeBSD : Mercurial -- multiple vulnerabilities (1d33cdee-7f6b-11e7-a9b5-3debb10a6871)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Mercurial Release Notes :

CVE-2017-1000115

Mercurial's symlink auditing was incomplete prior to 4.3, and could be
abused to write to files outside the repository.

CVE-2017-1000116

Mercurial was not sanitizing hostnames passed to ssh, allowing shell
injection attacks on clients by specifying a hostname starting with
-oProxyCommand. This is also present in Git (CVE-2017-1000117) and
Subversion (CVE-2017-9800), so please patch those tools as well if you
have them installed.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?425a5664
http://www.nessus.org/u?fab8075f

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102465 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000115
CVE-2017-1000116

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