Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1005-1 mercurial -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 29 Jun 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 861243.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9462.
- More information:
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.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.2-4+deb7u4.
We recommend that you upgrade your mercurial packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS