openSUSE Security Update : python-dulwich (openSUSE-2018-801)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111563


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for python-dulwich to version 0.18.5 fixes this security issue :

- CVE-2017-16228: Dulwich, when an SSH subprocess is used, allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via an ssh URL with an initial dash character in the hostname (bsc#1066430).

For detailed changes please see This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected python-dulwich packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111563

File Name: openSUSE-2018-801.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/07

Updated: 2018/08/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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:python-dulwich, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-dulwich-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-dulwich-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16228