openSUSE Security Update : mercurial (openSUSE-2017-1388)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 105343


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for mercurial fixes the following issue :

- CVE-2017-17458: A specially malformed repository may have caused Git subrepositories to run arbitrary code (bsc#1071715)


Update the affected mercurial packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105343

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1388.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/18

Updated: 2018/01/26

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: 2017/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17458