Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : mercurial (SSA:2017-223-03)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102434


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New mercurial packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix security issues.


Update the affected mercurial package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102434

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2017-223-03.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/14

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:mercurial, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000115, CVE-2017-1000116

SSA: 2017-223-03