EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : mercurial (EulerOS-SA-2017-1132)
High Nessus Plugin ID 102479
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected mercurial package.