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HistoryAug 06, 2019 - 7:53 a.m.

(RHSA-2019:2033) Low: patch security and bug fix update


0.035 Low




The patch program applies diff files to originals. The diff command is used to compare an original to a changed file. Diff lists the changes made to the file. A person who has the original file can then use the patch command with the diff file to add the changes to their original file (patching the file).

Security Fix(es):

  • patch: Out-of-bounds access in pch_write_line function in pch.c (CVE-2016-10713)

  • patch: Double free of memory in pch.c:another_hunk() causes a crash (CVE-2018-6952)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.