Debian: DSA-3257-1: mercurial security update

    Date11 May 2015
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Jesse Hertz of Matasano Security discovered that Mercurial, a distributed version control system, is prone to a command injection vulnerability via a crafted repository name in a clone command.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3257-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 11, 2015                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mercurial
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-9462
    Debian Bug     : 783237
    
    Jesse Hertz of Matasano Security discovered that Mercurial, a
    distributed version control system, is prone to a command injection
    vulnerability via a crafted repository name in a clone command.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.2.2-4+deb7u1. This update also includes a fix for
    CVE-2014-9390 previously scheduled for the next wheezy point release.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.1.2-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.4-1.
    
    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/
    
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