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Debian: CVE-2017-1000115: mercurial -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2017-1000115: mercurial -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/04/2017
Modified
02/24/2020

Description

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

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-mercurial

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