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: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.1 6.5
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact None Low
Availability Impact High None
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1110899 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • mercurial >= 4.5.2-3.6.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Python2 packages 15 SP1
  • mercurial >= 4.5.2-3.6.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • mercurial >= 4.5.2-lp150.2.6.1
  • mercurial-debuginfo >= 4.5.2-lp150.2.6.1
  • mercurial-debugsource >= 4.5.2-lp150.2.6.1
  • mercurial-lang >= 4.5.2-lp150.2.6.1

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 15 Module for Development Tools mercurial Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Python 2 mercurial Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP2 Module for Python 2 mercurial Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 mercurial Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 mercurial Not affected