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HistoryApr 06, 2018 - 1:29 p.m.

CVE-2018-1000156

2018-04-0613:29:00
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0.016 Low

EPSS

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87.5%

GNU Patch version 2.7.6 contains an input validation vulnerability when processing patch files, specifically the EDITOR_PROGRAM invocation (using ed) can result in code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via a patch file processed via the patch utility. This is similar to FreeBSD’s CVE-2015-1418 however although they share a common ancestry the code bases have diverged over time.

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