CVE-2016-3068

NameCVE-2016-3068
DescriptionMercurial before 3.7.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted git ext:: URL when cloning a subrepository.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3542-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs819504

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mercurial (PTS)wheezy2.2.2-4+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)2.2.2-4+deb7u5fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.1.2-2+deb8u4fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.0-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid4.4.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mercurialsource(unstable)3.7.3-1medium819504
mercurialsourcejessie3.1.2-2+deb8u2mediumDSA-3542-1
mercurialsourcewheezy2.2.2-4+deb7u2mediumDSA-3542-1

Notes

https://www.mercurial-scm.org/wiki/WhatsNew#Mercurial_3.7.3_.282016-3-29.29
https://selenic.com/repo/hg-stable/rev/34d43cb85de8

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