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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-1395: patch additional directory traversal and infinity loop

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-1395: patch additional directory traversal and infinity loop

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N)
Published
02/02/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
11/02/2017

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in GNU patch versions which support Git-style patching before 2.7.3 allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files with the permissions of the target user via a .. (dot dot) in a diff file name.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-patch

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