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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-9462) ELSA-2017-1576: mercurial security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-9462) ELSA-2017-1576: mercurial security update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/29/2017
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)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-emacs-mercurial
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-emacs-mercurial-el
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-mercurial
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-mercurial-hgk

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