Upstream information

CVE-2008-2942 at MITRE


Directory traversal vulnerability in in Mercurial 1.0.1 allows user-assisted attackers to modify arbitrary files via ".." (dot dot) sequences in a patch file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 404959 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • mercurial >= 2.3.2-0.9.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA mercurial
openSUSE 11.0
  • mercurial >= 1.0-30.2