GLSA-201612-19 : Mercurial: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 95605
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-19 (Mercurial: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mercurial. Please review the CVE identifier and bug reports referenced 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-3.8.4'