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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Patch: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201904-17)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-04-17
Bug(s): #647792, #647794, #652710
ID: 201904-17

Synopsis

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


Affected Packages

Package: sys-devel/patch
Vulnerable: < 2.7.6-r3
Unaffected: >= 2.7.6-r3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Patch users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/patch-2.7.6-r3"
   


References


CVE-2018-1000156

CVE-2018-6951
CVE-2018-6952
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