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CVE-2015-1196 Detail

Description

GNU patch 2.7.1 allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack in a patch file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/21/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=4e9269a5fc1fe80a1095a92593dd85db871e1fd3 Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-02/msg00013.html Third Party Advisory
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/173 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2015-2511963.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72074 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=775227 Exploit
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1182154 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99967

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1196
NVD Published Date:
01/21/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018