Bug 464631 - (CVE-2008-4297) CVE-2008-4297 mercurial: missing allowpull permission check in hgweb
CVE-2008-4297 mercurial: missing allowpull permission check in hgweb
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 464632 464633 464634
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Reported: 2008-09-29 15:10 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2009-04-15 03:15 EDT (History)
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Description Josh Bressers 2008-09-29 15:10:36 EDT
Mercurial before 1.0.2 does not enforce the allowpull permission
setting for a pull operation from hgweb, which allows remote attackers
to read arbitrary files from a repository via an "hg pull" request.

Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20080918 CVE Request (mercurial)
Reference: URL:http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=122169840003798&w=2
Reference: CONFIRM:http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0276
Reference: CONFIRM:http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/wiki/index.cgi/WhatsNew#head-905b8adb3420a77d92617e06590055bd8952e02b
Reference: CONFIRM:https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2753
Reference: BID:31223
Reference: URL:http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31223
Reference: FRSIRT:ADV-2008-2604
Reference: URL:http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2604
Comment 2 Dennis Gilmore 2009-04-15 03:15:39 EDT
updated to 1.2

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