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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-13638: Security patch for patch (ALAS-2019-1312)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-13638: Security patch for patch (ALAS-2019-1312)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/24/2019
Created
11/09/2019
Added
10/26/2019
Modified
10/26/2019

Description

GNU patch through 2.7.6 is vulnerable to OS shell command injection that can be exploited by opening a crafted patch file that contains an ed style diff payload with shell metacharacters. The ed editor does not need to be present on the vulnerable system. This is different from CVE-2018-1000156.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-patch

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-patch

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