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openSUSE-SU-2017:3271-1: moderate: Security update for fossil
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for fossil
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:3271-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1071709
Cross-References: CVE-2017-17459
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for fossil to version 2.4 fixes the following issues:

- CVE-2017-17459: Client-side code execution via crafted "ssh://" URLs
(bsc#1071709)

The impact of this vulnerability is more limited than similar vectors
fixed in other SCMs, as there is no known way to mask the repository URL
or otherwise trigger non-interactively.

This update also contains all bug fixes and improvements in the 2.4
release:

- URL Aliases
- tech-note search capability
- Various added command line options
- Annation depth is now configurable

The following legacy options are no longer available:

- --no-dir-symlinks option
- legacy configuration sync protocol


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1365=1

- openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1365=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):

fossil-2.4-6.1
fossil-debuginfo-2.4-6.1
fossil-debugsource-2.4-6.1

- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (i586 x86_64):

fossil-2.4-5.6.1
fossil-debuginfo-2.4-5.6.1
fossil-debugsource-2.4-5.6.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-17459.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1071709


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