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PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201709-18 ] Mercurial Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Mercurial: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201709-18)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-09-24
Bug(s): #621068, #627484
ID: 201709-18

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mercurial, the worst of
which could lead to the remote execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Mercurial is a distributed source control management system.

Affected Packages

Package: dev-vcs/mercurial
Vulnerable: < 4.3
Unaffected: >= 4.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mercurial. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Mercurial users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-vcs/mercurial-4.3"
   


References


CVE-2017-1000115


CVE-2017-1000116


CVE-2017-9462
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