This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An update for mercurial is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Mercurial is a fast, lightweight source control management system
designed for efficient handling of very large distributed projects.
Security Fix(es) :
* A flaw was found in the way 'hg serve --stdio' command in Mercurial
handled command-line options. A remote, authenticated attacker could
use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the Mercurial server by
using specially crafted command-line options. (CVE-2017-9462)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true