GLSA-201709-18 : Mercurial: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 103446
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201709-18 (Mercurial: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mercurial. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Mercurial users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-vcs/mercurial-4.3'