Upstream information

CVE-2018-17983 at MITRE


cext/manifest.c in Mercurial before 4.7.2 has an out-of-bounds read during parsing of a malformed manifest entry.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
Base Score 6.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1110899 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • mercurial >= 4.5.2-3.6.1
  • mercurial-debuginfo >= 4.5.2-3.6.1
  • mercurial-debugsource >= 4.5.2-3.6.1

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA mercurial In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 mercurial Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 mercurial Not affected