Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1348-1 patch -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Apr 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1000156.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was an input validation vulnerability in the patch(1) utility where an ed(1) script embedded in a regular input file could result in arbitrary code execution. This was reported by Rachel Kroll  et al.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in patch version 2.6.1-3+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your patch packages.