[SECURITY] [DSA 3542-1] mercurial security update

2016-04-05T14:07:16
ID DEBIAN:DSA-3542-1:9AF5E
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2016-04-05T14:07:16

Description


Debian Security Advisory DSA-3542-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso April 05, 2016 https://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : mercurial CVE ID : CVE-2016-3068 CVE-2016-3069 CVE-2016-3630 Debian Bug : 819504

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mercurial, a distributed version control system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following issues:

CVE-2016-3068

Blake Burkhart discovered that Mercurial allows URLs for Git
subrepositories that could result in arbitrary code execution on
clone.

CVE-2016-3069

Blake Burkhart discovered that Mercurial allows arbitrary code
execution when converting Git repositories with specially
crafted names.

CVE-2016-3630

It was discovered that Mercurial does not properly perform bounds-
checking in its binary delta decoder, which may be exploitable for
remote code execution via clone, push or pull.

For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.2-4+deb7u2.

For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 3.1.2-2+deb8u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 3.7.3-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mercurial packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org