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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-17459: Fossil: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-17459: Fossil: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/07/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/29/2018
Modified
01/29/2018

Description

http_transport.c in Fossil before 2.4, when the SSH sync protocol is used, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via an ssh URL with an initial dash character in the hostname, a related issue to CVE-2017-9800, CVE-2017-12836, CVE-2017-12976, CVE-2017-14176, CVE-2017-16228, CVE-2017-1000116, and CVE-2017-1000117.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-vcs-fossil

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-vcs-fossil

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