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Name: Denial of Service in patch
ID: FEDORA-2015-1553
Distribution: Fedora
Plattformen: Fedora 21
Datum: Do, 5. Februar 2015, 08:13
Referenzen: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1188578
Applikationen: patch


Name        : patch
Product : Fedora 21
Version : 2.7.4
Release : 1.fc21
URL : http://www.gnu.org/software/patch/patch.html
Summary : Utility for modifying/upgrading files
Description :
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).

Patch should be installed because it is a common way of upgrading

Update Information:

Latest upstream release, restoring the ability to create symbolic links
referencing ".." pathname components and preventing a local denial of service.

* Sun Feb 1 2015 Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com> - 2.7.4-1
- 2.7.4, including a better fix for CVE-2015-1196 that still allows
symlinks referencing ".." to be created.
* Fri Jan 23 2015 Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com> - 2.7.3-1
- 2.7.3 (bug #1182157, CVE-2015-1196, bug #1184491, CVE-2014-9637).
* Tue Jan 20 2015 Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com> - 2.7.1-12
- Apply upstream patch to fix line numbering integer overflow.
* Tue Jan 20 2015 Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com> - 2.7.1-11
- Apply upstream patch to fix directory traversal via symlinks
(bug #1182157, CVE-2015-1196).

[ 1 ] Bug #1188578 - patch: infinite loop with a crafted diff

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update patch' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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