[ALSA-2020:1852] Moderate: patch security and bug fix update
Type:
security
Severity:
moderate
Release date:
2020-04-28
Description:
The patch program applies diff files to originals. The diff command is used to compare an original to a changed file. Diff lists the changes made to the file. A person who has the original file can then use the patch command with the diff file to add the changes to their original file (patching the file). Security Fix(es): * patch: the following of symlinks in inp.c and util.c is mishandled in cases other than input files (CVE-2019-13636) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the AlmaLinux Release Notes linked from the References section.
References:
Updated packages:
  • patch-2.7.6-11.el8.x86_64.rpm
Notes:
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