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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9462: Security patch for mercurial (ALAS-2017-856)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-9462: Security patch for mercurial (ALAS-2017-856)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/07/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mercurial

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-mercurial

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