Scientific Linux Security Update : mercurial on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 101079
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSecurity 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)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.