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

Medium 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: Medium

ID: 111424

File Name: openSUSE-2018-772.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/30

Modified: 2018/07/30

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:15.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/28

Reference Information

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