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USN-2651-1: GNU patch vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N)
Published
03/11/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/25/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in util.c in GNU patch 2.6.1 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a filename that is specified with a .. (dot dot) or full pathname, a related issue to CVE-2010-1679.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-patch

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