openSUSE-SU-2018:2023-1: moderate: Security update for mercurial

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for mercurial

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2023-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1100353 #1100354 #1100355
Cross-References: CVE-2018-13346 CVE-2018-13347 CVE-2018-13348

Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for mercurial fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

– 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 (boo#1100353).
– CVE-2018-13347: Fix mpatch.c that mishandles integer addition and
subtraction (boo#1100355).
– CVE-2018-13346: Fix the mpatch_apply function in mpatch.c that
incorrectly proceeds in cases where the fragment start is past the end
of the original data (boo#1100354).

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE 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:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-734=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (noarch):



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