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CVE-2015-1196 Detail

Current Description

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

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:solaris:11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:patch:2.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

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