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CVE-2015-1418 Detail

Current Description

The do_ed_script function in pch.c in GNU patch through 2.7.6, and patch in FreeBSD 10.1 before 10.1-RELEASE-p17, 10.2 before 10.2-BETA2-p3, 10.2-RC1 before 10.2-RC1-p2, and 0.2-RC2 before 10.2-RC2-p1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted patch file, because a '!' character can be passed to the ed program.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/06/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/04/05/bangpatch/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76236 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033188 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.debian.org/894667
https://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/5.7/common/013_patch.patch.sig
https://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-15:18.bsdpatch.asc Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1418
NVD Published Date:
02/05/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/06/2018