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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
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.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
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
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 95605 ()
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