Important: mercurial

2016-05-03T10:30:00
ID ALAS-2016-697
Type amazon
Reporter Amazon
Modified 2016-05-03T10:30:00

Description

Issue Overview:

It was discovered that Mercurial failed to properly check Git sub-repository URLs. A Mercurial repository that includes a Git sub-repository with a specially crafted URL could cause Mercurial to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-3068 __)

The binary delta decoder in Mercurial before 3.7.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a (1) clone, (2) push, or (3) pull command, related to (a) a list sizing rounding error and (b) short records. (CVE-2016-3630 __)

It was discovered that the Mercurial convert extension failed to sanitize special characters in Git repository names. A Git repository with a specially crafted name could cause Mercurial to execute arbitrary code when the Git repository was converted to a Mercurial repository. (CVE-2016-3069 __)

Affected Packages:

mercurial

Issue Correction:
Run yum update mercurial to update your system.

New Packages:

i686:  
    emacs-mercurial-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.i686  
    mercurial-python27-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.i686  
    mercurial-common-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.i686  
    mercurial-python26-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.i686  
    mercurial-debuginfo-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.i686  
    emacs-mercurial-el-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.i686

src:  
    mercurial-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.src

x86_64:  
    mercurial-debuginfo-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    mercurial-common-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    mercurial-python27-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    emacs-mercurial-el-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    mercurial-python26-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.x86_64  
    emacs-mercurial-3.5.2-1.26.amzn1.x86_64