openSUSE Security Update : mercurial (openSUSE-2017-941)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for mercurial fixes the following issues :

Mercurial was updated to 4.2.3, a security fix update for

- CVE-2017-1000115: Incomplete symlink auditing allowed
writing to files outside of the repository (boo#1053344)

- CVE-2017-1000116: Client-side code execution via
argument injection in SSH URLs (boo#1052696)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1052696
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1053344

Solution :

Update the affected mercurial packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102560 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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