CVE-2019-13636

NameCVE-2019-13636
DescriptionIn GNU patch through 2.7.6, the following of symlinks is mishandled in certain cases other than input files. This affects inp.c and util.c.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1856-1, DSA-4489-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs932401

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
patch (PTS)jessie2.7.5-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)2.7.5-1+deb8u3fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.7.5-1+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)2.7.6-3+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid2.7.6-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
patchsource(unstable)2.7.6-5932401
patchsourcebuster2.7.6-3+deb10u1DSA-4489-1
patchsourcejessie2.7.5-1+deb8u2DLA-1856-1
patchsourcestretch2.7.5-1+deb9u2DSA-4489-1

Notes

https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=dce4683cbbe107a95f1f0d45fabc304acfb5d71a

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