Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1864-1 patch -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Jul 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-13638.
- More information:
An issue with quoting has been found in patch, a tool to apply a diff file to an original, when invoking ed. In order to avoid this, ed is now directly started instead of calling a shell which starts ed.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.5-1+deb8u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your patch packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS