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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2019-13638: Vulnerability in GNU patch utility

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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2019-13638: Vulnerability in GNU patch utility

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/26/2019
Created
11/21/2019
Added
11/20/2019
Modified
01/19/2022

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)

  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-value-text-gnu-patch-2-7-6-1-11-4-15-0-1-2-0

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