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rPSA-2008-0211-1 mercurial mercurial-hgk Jul 03 2008 12:57PM
rPath Update Announcements (announce-noreply rpath com)
rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0211-1
Published: 2008-07-03
Products:
rPath Linux 2

Rating: Major
Exposure Level Classification:
Indirect User Deterministic Unauthorized Access
Updated Versions:
mercurial=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/1.0.1-1-0.1
mercurial-hgk=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/1.0.1-1-0.1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2633

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2942

Description:
Previous versions of the mercurial package are vulnerable to an
Unauthorized Access attack in which maliciously crafted patches may
overwrite arbitrary local files, including files located outside
mercurial repositories.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0211

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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