CVE-2018-6951

MEDIUM

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.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103044

https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=f290f48a621867084884bfff87f8093c15195e6a

https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?53132

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

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3624-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-02-13

Updated: 2019-04-17

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH