openSUSE Security Update : mercurial (openSUSE-2018-1297)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118482

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for mercurial fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-17983: Fix an out-of-bounds read during parsing of a malformed manifest entry (bsc#1110899).

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

Solution

Update the affected mercurial packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1110899

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118482

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1297.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/29

Modified: 2018/12/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/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/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17983