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 low 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 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.0/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
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1080951 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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 Desktop 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • patch >= 2.7.5-8.5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • patch >= 2.7.6-3.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • patch >= 2.7.5-8.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-777


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 CaaS Platform 4.0 patch Already fixed
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 patch Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS patch Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 patch Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 patch Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 patch Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 patch Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 patch Already fixed