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Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 10:58:16 +0200
From: Nico Golde <>
Subject: Re: CVE id request mercurial:Insufficient input validation

Hi Steve,
* Steven M. Christey <> [2008-06-30 21:41]:
> Out of curiosity, what attack scenarios exist for this issue?  If an
> attacker has control over the patch already, then code execution on the
> system already seems likely.  Or is the impact mostly limited to "compile
> farms" and limited-access user accounts?

Yes I agree, the attack scenarios are really limited to 
systems/people blindly importing patches for example if 
received via mail.

Nico Golde - - - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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