Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0138

Published: 2016-05-09 11:18:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
Updated mercurial Linux Distribution Packages fix security vulnerabilities: Blake Burkhart discovered that Mercurial allows URLs for Git subrepositories that could result in arbitrary code execution on clone (CVE-2016-3068). Blake Burkhart discovered that Mercurial allows arbitrary code execution when converting Git repositories with specially crafted names (CVE-2016-3069). It was discovered that Mercurial does not properly perform bounds-checking in its binary delta decoder, which may be exploitable for remote code execution via clone, push or pull (CVE-2016-3630).

Recommendations:
Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0138

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-3068
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-3069
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-3630

References:

https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2016-0138.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8

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