Ubuntu 3624-2: Patch vulnerabilities

    Date16 Apr 2018
    CategoryUbuntu
    5498
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Several security issues were fixed in Patch.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3624-2
    April 16, 2018
    
    patch vulnerabilities
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in Patch.
    
    Software Description:
    - patch: Apply a diff file to an original
    
    Details:
    
    USN-3624-1 fixed a vulnerability in Patch. This update provides
    the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
    
    Original advisory details:
    
     It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain files. An
     attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. 
     (CVE-2016-10713)
    
     It was discovered that Patch incorrectly handled certain input
     validation. An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary
     code. (CVE-2018-1000156)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
      patch                           2.6.1-3ubuntu0.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3624-2
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3624-1
      CVE-2016-10713, CVE-2018-1000156
    
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