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CVE-2018-1000156

Description

GNU Patch version 2.7.6 contains an input validation vulnerability when processing patch files, specifically the EDITOR_PROGRAM invocation (using ed) can result in code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via a patch file processed via the patch utility. This is similar to FreeBSD\'s CVE-2015-1418 however although they share a common ancestry the code bases have diverged over time.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.8
Publish Date: Apr 6, 2018
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: HIGH
Modified Date: Apr 6, 2018

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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