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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131308
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0138
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0138
Description:Summary:
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).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-3068
BugTraq ID: 85733
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85733
Debian Security Information: DSA-3542 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3542
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/181505.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/181542.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-19
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:0706
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0706.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:1010 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00016.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:1011 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00017.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1016 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00018.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:1073 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-04/msg00043.html
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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