CVE-2019-3902

Priority
Description
A flaw was found in Mercurial before 4.9. It was possible to use symlinks
and subrepositories to defeat Mercurial's path-checking logic and write
files outside a repository.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that Mercurial mishandled symlinks in subrepositories. An
attacker could use this vulnerability to write arbitrary files to the target's
filesystem.
Package
Upstream:released (4.9-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (4.8.2-1ubuntu3.19.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):pending (4.8.2-1ubuntu4)
More Information

Updated: 2019-08-23 07:59:10 UTC (commit 436fd4ed4cf0038ddd382cb8649607ace163dda7)