EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : mercurial (EulerOS-SA-2017-1133)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102480


The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.


According 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.


Update the affected mercurial package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102480

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1133.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/08/14

Modified: 2018/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:mercurial, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/EulerOS/release, Host/EulerOS/rpm-list, Host/EulerOS/sp

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9462

OSVDB: 156800