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CVE-2017-9462 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/06/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3963
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/99123
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1576
https://bugs.debian.org/861243 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00005.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-18
https://www.mercurial-scm.org/repo/hg/rev/77eaf9539499 Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://www.mercurial-scm.org/wiki/WhatsNew#Mercurial_4.1.3_.282017-4-18.29 Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9462
NVD Published Date:
06/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
07/06/2018