CVE-2017-1000115

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2017-08-10
CWE:
CWE-22
Bugzilla:
1480330: CVE-2017-1000115 Mercurial: pathaudit: path traversal via symlink
A vulnerability was found in the way Mercurial handles path auditing and caches the results. An attacker could abuse a repository with a series of commits mixing symlinks and regular files/directories to trick Mercurial into writing outside of a given repository.

Find out more about CVE-2017-1000115 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.4
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (mercurial) RHSA-2017:2489 2017-08-17

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 mercurial Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Mercurial Security Team for reporting this issue.

External References

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