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From: Aaron Bauman <bman@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201904-17 ] Patch: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 18:53:01
Message-Id: 20190417182948.GQ29860@monkey
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201904-17
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                                           https://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: Patch: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: April 17, 2019
     Bugs: #647792, #647794, #652710
       ID: 201904-17

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Patch, the worst of which
could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Patch takes a patch file containing a difference listing produced by
the diff program and applies those differences to one or more original
files, producing patched versions.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  sys-devel/patch             < 2.7.6-r3               >= 2.7.6-r3 

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Patch. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Patch users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/patch-2.7.6-r3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-1000156
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-1000156
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-6951
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6951
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-6952
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6952

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-17

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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