Directory Traversal Affecting patch package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
NVD  medium
Red Hat  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-PATCH-525153
  • published 11 Mar 2011
  • disclosed 11 Mar 2011

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 patch.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream patch package and not the patch package as distributed by Debian:11. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

Directory traversal vulnerability in util.c in GNU patch 2.6.1 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a filename that is specified with a .. (dot dot) or full pathname, a related issue to CVE-2010-1679.