Upstream information

CVE-2018-6951 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 3.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1080951 [REOPENED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • patch >= 2.7.5-8.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-777
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • patch >= 2.7.6-3.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • patch >= 2.7.5-8.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-777
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • patch >= 2.7.5-9.3.1
  • patch-debuginfo >= 2.7.5-9.3.1
  • patch-debugsource >= 2.7.5-9.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-416


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 patch Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 patch Not 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 In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 patch Released