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CVE-2018-1000156 Detail

Description

GNU Patch version 2.7.6 contains an input validation vulnerability when processing patch files, specifically the EDITOR_PROGRAM invocation (using ed) can result in code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via a patch file processed via the patch utility. This is similar to FreeBSD's CVE-2015-1418 however although they share a common ancestry the code bases have diverged over time.

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rachelbythebay.com/w/2018/04/05/bangpatch/
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=894667#19
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/04/msg00013.html
https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?53566
https://twitter.com/kurtseifried/status/982028968877436928
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3624-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3624-2/

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1000156
NVD Published Date:
04/06/2018
NVD Last Modified:
04/17/2018