Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
TitlePatch: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-201908-22First vendor Publication2019-08-18
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2019-08-18
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score9.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Patch, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background

Patch takes a patch file containing a difference listing produced by the diff program and applies those differences to one or more original files, producing patched versions.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Patch. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A local attacker could pass a specially crafted diff file to Patch, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition or arbitrary code execution.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Patch users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/patch-2.7.6-r4"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-13636 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-13636
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-13638 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-13638

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-22

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201908-22.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
50 %CWE-78Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') (CWE/SANS Top 25)
50 %CWE-59Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application12
Os3

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DateInformations
2019-08-18 05:19:04
  • First insertion