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CVE-2018-6951

Published: 13 February 2018

An issue was discovered in GNU patch through 2.7.6. There is a segmentation fault, associated with a NULL pointer dereference, leading to a denial of service in the intuit_diff_type function in pch.c, aka a "mangled rename" issue.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
patch
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.7.5-1ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.7.1-4ubuntu2.4)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=f290f48a621867084884bfff87f8093c15195e6a