EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : mercurial (EulerOS-SA-2017-1132)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the mercurial package installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- In Mercurial before 4.1.3, 'hg serve --stdio' allows
remote authenticated users to launch the Python
debugger, and consequently execute arbitrary code, by
using --debugger as a repository name.(CVE-2017-9462)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected mercurial package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102479 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9462

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