openSUSE Security Update : mercurial (openSUSE-2019-541)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 123230

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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

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.

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: Critical

ID: 123230

File Name: openSUSE-2019-541.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/27/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/23/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/6/2018

Reference Information

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