Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Patch, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||sys-devel/patch on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 2.7.6-r3|
|Unaffected versions||>= 2.7.6-r3|
Patch takes a patch file containing a difference listing produced by the diff program and applies those differences to one or more original files, producing patched versions.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Patch. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Patch users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-devel/patch-2.7.6-r3"