CVE-2018-6952

NameCVE-2018-6952
DescriptionA double free exists in the another_hunk function in pch.c in GNU patch through 2.7.6.
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, sid2.7.6-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
patchsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?53133
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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