CVE-2016-10713

NameCVE-2016-10713
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in GNU patch before 2.7.6. Out-of-bounds access within pch_write_line() in pch.c can possibly lead to DoS via a crafted input file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
patch (PTS)jessie2.7.5-1+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.7.5-1+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid2.7.6-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
patchsource(unstable)2.7.6-1unimportant

Notes

https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/src/pch.c?id=a0d7fe4589651c64bd16ddaaa634030bb0455866
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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