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Affecting mercurial package, versions <3.1.2-2+deb8u4

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Overview

Mercurial prior to version 4.3 is vulnerable to a missing symlink check that can malicious repositories to modify files outside the repository

References

CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
CVE
CVE-2017-1000115
CWE
CWE-59
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-MERCURIAL-311075
Disclosed
05 Oct, 2017
Published
05 Oct, 2017