FreeBSD : mercurial -- multiple vulnerabilities (e1085b15-f609-11e5-a230-0014a5a57822)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 90291


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Mercurial reports :

CVE-2016-3630: Remote code execution in binary delta decoding

CVE-2016-3068: Arbitrary code execution with Git subrepos

CVE-2016-3069: Arbitrary code execution when converting Git repos


Update the affected package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 90291

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e1085b15f60911e5a2300014a5a57822.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/04/01

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mercurial, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3068, CVE-2016-3069, CVE-2016-3630