Upstream information

CVE-2018-20969 at MITRE

Description

do_ed_script in pch.c in GNU patch through 2.7.6 does not block strings beginning with a ! character. NOTE: this is the same commit as for CVE-2019-13638, but the ! syntax is specific to ed, and is unrelated to a shell metacharacter.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/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
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1146398 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-GCE patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 patch Not affected