Directory Traversal

Affecting mercurial package, versions <1.0.1-2

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream mercurial package. See Remediation section below for Debian:8 relevant versions.

Directory traversal vulnerability in patch.py in Mercurial 1.0.1 allows user-assisted attackers to modify arbitrary files via ".." (dot dot) sequences in a patch file.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:8 mercurial to version 1.0.1-2 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.3
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    Low
  • Integrity
    Low
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
CVE
CVE-2008-2942
CWE
CWE-22
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-MERCURIAL-311134
Disclosed
30 Jun, 2008
Published
30 Jun, 2008