Upstream information

CVE-2018-1000156 at MITRE

Description

GNU Patch version 2.7.6 contains an input validation vulnerability when processing patch files, specifically the EDITOR_PROGRAM invocation (using ed) can result in code execution. This attack appear to be exploitable via a patch file processed via the patch utility. This is similar to FreeBSD's CVE-2015-1418 however although they share a common ancestry the code bases have diverged over time.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1088420 [IN_PROGRESS]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 patch Affected