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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2016:1073-1: important: Security update for mercurial
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for mercurial

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2016:1073-1
Rating: important
References: #973175 #973176 #973177
Cross-References: CVE-2016-3068 CVE-2016-3069 CVE-2016-3630

Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.1

An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


mercurial was updated to fix three security issues.

These security issues were fixed:
- CVE-2016-3069: Arbitrary code execution when converting Git repos
- CVE-2016-3068: Arbitrary code execution with Git subrepos (bsc#973177).
- CVE-2016-3630: Remote code execution in binary delta decoding

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-467=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (noarch):



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