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

High Nessus Plugin ID 111192


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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).


Update the affected mercurial packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111192

File Name: openSUSE-2018-734.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/20

Updated: 2018/09/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/19

Reference Information

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