Vulnerability CVE-2018-6951


Published: 2018-02-13

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.

Type:

CWE-476

(NULL Pointer Dereference)

Vendor: GNU
Product: Patch 
Version: 2.7.6;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103044
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=f290f48a621867084884bfff87f8093c15195e6a
https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?53132
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3624-1/

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