CVE-2018-6951 (retired)

Priority
Description
An issue was discovered in GNU patch through 2.7.6. There is a segmentation
fault, associated with a NULL pointer dereference, leading to a denial of
service in the intuit_diff_type function in pch.c, aka a "mangled rename"
issue.
Package
Source: patch (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (2.7.1-4ubuntu2.4)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (2.7.5-1ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (2.7.6-2ubuntu1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=f290f48a621867084884bfff87f8093c15195e6a
More Information

Updated: 2019-03-26 12:27:44 UTC (commit ccdecfcf0fead22bd291e5f4ea745a46872dcb15)