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CVE-2014-9637

Published: 31 December 2014

GNU patch 2.7.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and segmentation fault) via a crafted diff file.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
patch
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.7.1-7)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.7.1-4ubuntu2.3)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=0c08d7a902c6fdd49b704623a12d8d672ef18944