Vigil@nce - GNU patch: read-write access via Symlink Following
September 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu.
Consequences: data reading, data creation/edition, data deletion.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 22/07/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass access restrictions via Symlink Following of GNU patch, in order to read or alter data.
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