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Debian: DSA-3570-1: mercurial security update

Date 05 May 2016
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Blake Burkhart discovered an arbitrary code execution flaw in Mercurial, a distributed version control system, when using the convert extension on Git repositories with specially crafted names. This flaw in particular affects automated code conversion services that allow

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3570-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
May 05, 2016                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : mercurial
CVE ID         : CVE-2016-3105

Blake Burkhart discovered an arbitrary code execution flaw in
Mercurial, a distributed version control system, when using the convert
extension on Git repositories with specially crafted names. This flaw in
particular affects automated code conversion services that allow
arbitrary repository names.

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.1.2-2+deb8u3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.8.1-1.

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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