Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1414-2 mercurial -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Jul 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-17458.
- More information:
The fix for arbitrary code execution documented in CVE-2017-17458 was incomplete in the previous upload. A more exhaustive change was implemented upstream and completely disables non-Mercurial subrepositories unless users changed the subrepos.allowed setting.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 3.1.2-2+deb8u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your mercurial packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS