openSUSE Security Update : mercurial (openSUSE-2016-467)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

mercurial was updated to fix three security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-3069: Arbitrary code execution when converting
Git repos (bsc#973176).

- CVE-2016-3068: Arbitrary code execution with Git
subrepos (bsc#973177).

- CVE-2016-3630: Remote code execution in binary delta
decoding (bsc#973175).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=973175
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=973176
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=973177

Solution :

Update the affected mercurial packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90559 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3068
CVE-2016-3069
CVE-2016-3630

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