CVE-2018-17983

NameCVE-2018-17983
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 (attack range: remote)

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+deb8u6fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.0-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster4.7.2-1fixed
sid4.8.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mercurialsource(unstable)4.7.2-1medium
mercurialsourcejessie(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - mercurial <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://www.mercurial-scm.org/repo/hg/rev/5405cb1a7901

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