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

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 102560

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)

Solution

Update the affected mercurial packages.

See Also

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 102560

File Name: openSUSE-2017-941.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/18

Updated: 2019/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mercurial, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mercurial-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mercurial-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mercurial-lang, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000115, CVE-2017-1000116