VDB-122142 · CVE-2018-13385 · BID 102926

SourceTree up to 2.7.5 on MacOS argument injection

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in SourceTree up to 2.7.5 on MacOS. Affected is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a argument injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-88. The product constructs a string for a command to be executed by a separate component in another control sphere, but it does not properly delimit the intended arguments, options, or switches within that command string. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

There was an argument injection vulnerability in Sourcetree for macOS via filenames in Mercurial repositories. An attacker with permission to commit to a Mercurial repository linked in Sourcetree for macOS is able to exploit this issue to gain code execution on the system. Versions of Sourcetree for macOS from 1.0b2 before 2.7.6 are affected by this vulnerability.

The bug was discovered 07/23/2018. The weakness was disclosed 07/24/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at jira.atlassian.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-13385 since 07/06/2018. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 117406 (Atlassian SourceTree < 2.6.9 Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 2.7.6 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (117406). The entry VDB-122143 is pretty similar.




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Class: Argument injection
CWE: CWE-88 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Nessus ID: 117406
Nessus Name: Atlassian SourceTree < 2.6.9 Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: SourceTree 2.7.6


07/06/2018 🔍
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Advisory: jira.atlassian.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-13385 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 102926

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Created: 07/24/2018 07:06 PM
Updated: 04/25/2023 02:23 PM
Changes: 07/24/2018 07:06 PM (64), 03/09/2020 09:41 PM (3), 04/25/2023 02:23 PM (4)
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