openSUSE Security Update : mercurial (openSUSE-2018-734)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111192

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for mercurial fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-13348: Fix the mpatch_decode function in mpatch.c that mishandles certain situations where there should be at least 12 bytes remaining after thecurrent position in the patch data (boo#1100353).

- CVE-2018-13347: Fix mpatch.c that mishandles integer addition and subtraction (boo#1100355).

- CVE-2018-13346: Fix the mpatch_apply function in mpatch.c that incorrectly proceeds in cases where the fragment start is past the end of the original data (boo#1100354).

Solution

Update the affected mercurial packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1100353

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1100354

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1100355

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111192

File Name: openSUSE-2018-734.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/20

Modified: 2018/07/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mercurial, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mercurial-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mercurial-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:mercurial-lang, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-13346, CVE-2018-13347, CVE-2018-13348