CVE-2017-1000116

Published: 05 October 2017

Mercurial prior to 4.3 did not adequately sanitize hostnames passed to ssh, leading to possible shell-injection attacks.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that Mercurial incorrectly handled hostnames passed to ssh. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
mercurial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.3.1-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (3.7.3-1ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.8.2-1ubuntu1.4)