Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-updates (119 mails)

< Previous Next >
openSUSE-SU-2017:3271-1: moderate: Security update for fossil
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for fossil

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

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


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

- CVE-2017-17459: Client-side code execution via crafted "ssh://" URLs

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

- 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):


- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (i586 x86_64):



< Previous Next >
This Thread
  • No further messages