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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-1396: patch additional directory traversal and infinity loop

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-1396: patch additional directory traversal and infinity loop

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/02/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
12/11/2019

Description

A Directory Traversal vulnerability exists in the GNU patch before 2.7.4. A remote attacker can write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack in a patch file. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-1196.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-patch

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