CVE-2017-1000116

Public on 2017-09-13
Modified on 2017-09-14
Description
A shell command injection flaw related to the handling of "ssh" URLs has been discovered in Mercurial. This can be exploited to execute shell commands with the privileges of the user running the Mercurial client, for example, when performing a "checkout" or "update" action on a sub-repository within a malicious repository or a legitimate repository containing a malicious commit.
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.3
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 6.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 10.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H