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CVE-2017-1000115 Detail

Current Description

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

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/04/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3963
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100290 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2489
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-18 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.mercurial-scm.org/wiki/WhatsNew#Mercurial_4.3_.2F_4.3.1_.282017-08-10.29 Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000115
NVD Published Date:
10/04/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018