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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2019-13638

GNU patch through 2.7.6 is vulnerable to OS shell command injection that can be exploited by opening a crafted patch file that contains an ed style diff payload with shell metacharacters. The ed editor does not need to be present on the vulnerable system. This is different from CVE-2018-1000156.
Publish Date : 2019-07-26 Last Update Date : 2019-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 78

- Products Affected By CVE-2019-13638

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Patch 2.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 3
GNU Patch 1

- References For CVE-2019-13638

https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jul/54
BUGTRAQ 20190730 [SECURITY] [DSA 4489-1] patch security update
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4489
DEBIAN DSA-4489
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/154124/GNU-patch-Command-Injection-Directory-Traversal.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2019-13638
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-22
GENTOO GLSA-201908-22
https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/patch.git/commit/?id=3fcd042d26d70856e826a42b5f93dc4854d80bf0
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/29
BUGTRAQ 20190816 Details about recent GNU patch vulnerabilities

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2019-13638

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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