openSUSE Security Update : mercurial (mercurial-230)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40066


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The hgweb script didn't enforce the 'allowpull' permission setting which allowed anyone to retrieve files from the repository (CVE-2008-4297)


Update the affected mercurial package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40066

File Name: suse_11_0_mercurial-080929.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mercurial, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4297

CWE: 264