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CVE-2018-20969

Published: 16 August 2019

do_ed_script in pch.c in GNU patch through 2.7.6 does not block strings beginning with a ! character. NOTE: this is the same commit as for CVE-2019-13638, but the ! syntax is specific to ed, and is unrelated to a shell metacharacter.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
patch
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.7.6-5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.7.6-2ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.7.5-1ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.7.1-4ubuntu2.4+esm1)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=3fcd042d26d70856e826a42b5f93dc4854d80bf0