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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-13259: Security patch for zsh (ALAS-2019-1285)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-13259: Security patch for zsh (ALAS-2019-1285)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/05/2018
Created
09/21/2019
Added
09/19/2019
Modified
09/19/2019

Description

An issue was discovered in zsh before 5.6. Shebang lines exceeding 64 characters were truncated, potentially leading to an execve call to a program name that is a substring of the intended one.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-zsh

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-zsh

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