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Debian: DSA-3257-1: mercurial security update

Date 11 May 2015
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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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