Bug 1524334 (CVE-2017-17459) - CVE-2017-17459 fossil: Command injection via malicious ssh URLs
Summary: CVE-2017-17459 fossil: Command injection via malicious ssh URLs
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2017-17459
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1524335
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-12-11 09:45 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:28 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: fossil 2.4
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:33:00 UTC
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-12-11 09:45:07 UTC
http_transport.c in Fossil before 2.4, when the SSH sync protocol is used, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via an ssh URL with an initial dash character in the hostname.

Upstream patch:

https://www.fossil-scm.org/xfer/info/1f63db591c77108c

References:

https://www.fossil-scm.org/xfer/doc/trunk/www/changes.wiki#v2_4
http://blog.recurity-labs.com/2017-08-10/scm-vulns

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-12-11 09:45:37 UTC
Created fossil tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1524335]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 03:33:00 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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