EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : mercurial (EulerOS-SA-2016-1019)

high Nessus Plugin ID 99782
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Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the mercurial package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- It was discovered that Mercurial failed to properly check Git sub-repository URLs. A Mercurial repository that includes a Git sub-repository with a specially crafted URL could cause Mercurial to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3068)

- It was discovered that the Mercurial convert extension failed to sanitize special characters in Git repository names. A Git repository with a specially crafted name could cause Mercurial to execute arbitrary code when the Git repository was converted to a Mercurial repository. (CVE-2016-3069)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected mercurial packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5dc0f9e2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99782

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2016-1019.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 5/1/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:mercurial, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 5/2/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3068, CVE-2016-3069