Bug 1545405 (CVE-2016-10713) - CVE-2016-10713 patch: Out-of-bounds access in pch_write_line function in pch.c
Summary: CVE-2016-10713 patch: Out-of-bounds access in pch_write_line function in pch.c
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2016-10713
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1554781 1554782 1554783
Blocks: 1545055
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-02-14 20:48 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:32 UTC (History)
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A heap-based out-of-bounds read flaw was found in the way the patch utility parsed patch files. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to crash the patch utility by tricking it into processing crafted patch files.
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Last Closed: 2019-08-06 13:18:38 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2019:2033 None None None 2019-08-06 12:04:58 UTC

Description Laura Pardo 2018-02-14 20:48:42 UTC
A flaw was found in GNU patch before 2.7.6. An Out-of-bounds access within pch_write_line() function in pch.c file which can lead to a Denial of Service via a crafted input file.

External References:

https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?45990

Upstream Patch:

https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/src/pch.c?id=a0d7fe4589651c6

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2019-08-06 12:04:57 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Via RHSA-2019:2033 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2033

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-08-06 13:18:38 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-10713


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