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rPSA-2008-0211-1 mercurial mercurial-hgk
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 08:57:26 -0400

rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0211-1
Published: 2008-07-03
    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:


    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.


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