Security update for mercurial

SUSE Security Update: Security update for mercurial
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3430-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1110899
Cross-References: CVE-2018-17983
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

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).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security 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 Module for Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2456=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • mercurial-4.5.2-3.6.1
    • mercurial-debuginfo-4.5.2-3.6.1
    • mercurial-debugsource-4.5.2-3.6.1

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