openSUSE Security Update : mercurial (openSUSE-2018-772)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 111424



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for mercurial fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

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

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

- 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 (bsc#1100353).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected mercurial packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 111424

File Name: openSUSE-2018-772.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/30/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


Risk Factor: Critical

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:15.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/28/2018

Reference Information

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