Security update for mercurial

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1996-1
Rating: moderate
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2018-13346 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
  • CVE-2018-13346 ( NVD ): 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
  • CVE-2018-13347 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
  • CVE-2018-13347 ( NVD ): 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2018-13348 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
  • CVE-2018-13348 ( NVD ): 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4

An update that solves three vulnerabilities can now be installed.


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).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
    zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mercurial-13696=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 (s390x x86_64 i586 ppc64 ia64)
    • mercurial-2.3.2-