Upstream information

CVE-2017-17459 at MITRE


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, a related issue to CVE-2017-9800, CVE-2017-12836, CVE-2017-12976, CVE-2017-14176, CVE-2017-16228, CVE-2017-1000116, and CVE-2017-1000117.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:H/A:L
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1071709 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • fossil >= 2.4-5.6.1
  • fossil-debuginfo >= 2.4-5.6.1
  • fossil-debugsource >= 2.4-5.6.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • fossil >= 2.4-6.1
  • fossil-debuginfo >= 2.4-6.1
  • fossil-debugsource >= 2.4-6.1