Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201908-22 ] Patch
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Patch: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201908-22)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Patch, the worst of
which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
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.
Vulnerable: < 2.7.6-r4
Unaffected: >= 2.7.6-r4
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Patch. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker could pass a specially crafted diff file to Patch,
possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition or arbitrary code
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Patch users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/patch-2.7.6-r4"