Published: 09 May 2016
The convert extension in Mercurial before 3.8 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted git repository name.
From the Ubuntu security team
It was discovered that Mercurial incorrectly handled git repository name. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
CVSS 3 base score: 8.8
fixed in 3.8.1