Bug 2035081 (CVE-2021-45261) - CVE-2021-45261 patch: Invalid Pointer via another_hunk function
Summary: CVE-2021-45261 patch: Invalid Pointer via another_hunk function
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2021-45261
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2035082 Red Hat2035217 Red Hat2035218
Blocks: Embargoed2035089
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Reported: 2021-12-22 20:26 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2022-02-22 06:37 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in patch. A possible memory corruption vulnerability could allow an attacker to input a specially crafted patch file leading to a crash or code execution.
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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-12-22 20:26:57 UTC
An Invalid Pointer vulnerability exists in GNU patch 2.7 via the another_hunk function, which causes a Denial of Service.



Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2021-12-22 20:27:13 UTC
Created patch tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2035082]

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