Published: 28 January 2015
Directory traversal vulnerability in GNU patch versions which support Git-style patching before 2.7.3 allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files with the permissions of the target user via a .. (dot dot) in a diff file name.
CVSS 3 base score: 7.5
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
|Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)||
git-style patch support added in 2.7