CVE Details

Release Date:2017-04-18


In Mercurial before 4.1.3, hg serve --stdio allows remoteauthenticated users to launch the Python debugger, and consequently execute arbitrary code, by using --debugger as a repository name.

See more information about CVE-2017-9462 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score:9 Base Metrics:AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Network Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Access Impact: Low Integrity Impact: Complete
Authentication: Requires single instance Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (mercurial)ELSA-2017-15762017-06-27
Oracle Linux version 7 (mercurial)ELSA-2017-15762017-06-27

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