USN-5102-2

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5102-2
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-5102-2.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-5102-2
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Published
2021-03-16T20:09:04.281045Z
Modified
2021-03-16T20:09:04.281045Z
Summary
mercurial vulnerabilities
Details

USN-5102-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Mercurial. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Mercurial mishandled symlinks in subrepositories. An attacker could use this issue to write arbitrary files to the target’s filesystem. (CVE-2019-3902)

It was discovered that Mercurial incorrectly handled certain manifest files. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. (CVE-2018-17983)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:Pro:14.04:LTS / mercurial

Package

Name
mercurial

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
2.8.2-1ubuntu1.4+esm1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "Available with Ubuntu Pro: https://ubuntu.com/pro",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "mercurial": "2.8.2-1ubuntu1.4+esm1",
            "mercurial-common": "2.8.2-1ubuntu1.4+esm1"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:Pro:16.04:LTS / mercurial

Package

Name
mercurial

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.7.3-1ubuntu1.2+esm2

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "Available with Ubuntu Pro: https://ubuntu.com/pro",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "mercurial": "3.7.3-1ubuntu1.2+esm2",
            "mercurial-common": "3.7.3-1ubuntu1.2+esm2"
        }
    ]
}