GLSA-201612-19 : Mercurial: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-19
(Mercurial: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mercurial. Please
review the CVE identifier and bug reports referenced for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-19

Solution :

All mercurial users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-vcs/mercurial-3.8.4'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95605 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9390
CVE-2014-9462
CVE-2016-3068
CVE-2016-3069
CVE-2016-3105
CVE-2016-3630

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