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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871836
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for mercurial RHSA-2017:1576-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'mercurial'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'mercurial'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Mercurial is a fast, lightweight source
control management system designed for efficient handling of very large
distributed projects. Security Fix(es): * A flaw was found in the way 'hg serve

- -stdio' command in Mercurial handled command-line options. A remote,
authenticated attacker could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the
Mercurial server by using specially crafted command-line options.
(CVE-2017-9462)

Affected Software/OS:
mercurial on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
9.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-9462
BugTraq ID: 99123
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99123
Debian Security Information: DSA-3963 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3963
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-18
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00005.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1576
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1576
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