CVE-2021-45261

NameCVE-2021-45261
DescriptionAn Invalid Pointer vulnerability exists in GNU patch 2.7 via the another_hunk function, which causes a Denial of Service.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
patch (PTS)stretch (security), stretch2.7.5-1+deb9u2vulnerable
buster, buster (security)2.7.6-3+deb10u1vulnerable
bookworm, sid, bullseye2.7.6-7vulnerable

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/?61685
Negligible security impact

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