Descriptioncext/manifest.c in Mercurial before 4.7.2 has an out-of-bounds read during parsing of a malformed manifest entry.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mercurial (PTS)jessie3.1.2-2+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)3.1.2-2+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.0-1+deb9u1vulnerable
bullseye, sid5.3.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mercurialsourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - mercurial <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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