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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3624-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3624-1
Posted Apr 11, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3624-1 - It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain input validation. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2016-10713, CVE-2018-1000156, CVE-2018-6951
MD5 | 9e70bb7ed2470ea8719d2c9b41d1409e

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3624-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3624-1
April 10, 2018

patch vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Patch.

Software Description:
- patch: Apply a diff file to an original

Details:

It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain files. An
attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2016-10713)

It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain input
validation. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2018-1000156)

It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain inputs. An
attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-6951)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 17.10:
patch 2.7.5-1ubuntu0.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
patch 2.7.5-1ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
patch 2.7.1-4ubuntu2.4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3624-1
CVE-2016-10713, CVE-2018-1000156, CVE-2018-6951

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/patch/2.7.5-1ubuntu0.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/patch/2.7.5-1ubuntu0.16.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/patch/2.7.1-4ubuntu2.4

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