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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0138
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0138
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0138

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated mercurial packages fix security vulnerabilities: Blake Burkhart discovered that Mercurial allows URLs for Git subrepositories that could result in arbitrary code execution on clone (CVE-2016-3068). Blake Burkhart discovered that Mercurial allows arbitrary code execution when converting Git repositories with specially crafted names (CVE-2016-3069). 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 (CVE-2016-3630).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-3068
BugTraq ID: 85733
Debian Security Information: DSA-3542 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:0706
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:1010 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:1011 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1016 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1073 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-3069
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-3630
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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