CVE-2018-6952

Public on 2019-10-18
Modified on 2019-11-07
Description
A double-free flaw was found in the way the patch utility processed patch files. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to crash the patch utility by tricking it into processing crafted patches.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
3.3
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 patch 2019-10-21 18:01 ALAS2-2019-1317
Amazon Linux 1 patch 2019-10-18 23:22 ALAS-2019-1312

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 3.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H