CVE-2017-1000115

Public on 2017-09-13
Modified on 2017-09-14
Description
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.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.4
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 mercurial 2017-09-13 22:52 ALAS-2017-893

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.4 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N