Ubuntu Update for mercurial USN-4086-1

Published: 2019-08-07 02:07:20
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'mercurial' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4086-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
It was discovered that Mercurial mishandled symlinks in subrepositories. An attacker could use this vulnerability to write arbitrary files to the target's filesystem.

Affected Versions:
'mercurial' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-3902

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-4086-1/

Search
Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.8

You never have to pay for a vulnerability scanning and management software again.

Tired of paying a subscription 'per asset' or 'per IP'? Well you can officially cancel your current subscription. Mageni provides a free, open source and enterprise-ready vulnerability scanning and management platform which helps you to find, prioritize, remediate and manage your vulnerabilities. It is free and always will be.