Scientific Linux Security Update : mercurial on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?946542cb

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101079 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9462

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