RHEL 7 : patch (RHSA-2019:2033)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127652

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for patch is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

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.

Solution

Update the affected patch and / or patch-debuginfo packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3395ff0b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2033

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-10713

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-6952

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 127652

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-2033.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2019/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:patch, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:patch-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10713, CVE-2018-6952

RHSA: 2019:2033