openSUSE-SU-2018:1137-1: important: Security update for patch

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for patch

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:1137-1
Rating: important
References: #1080918 #1080951 #1088420
Cross-References: CVE-2016-10713 CVE-2018-1000156 CVE-2018-6951

Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for patch fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

– CVE-2018-1000156: Malicious patch files cause ed to execute arbitrary
commands (bsc#1088420).
– CVE-2018-6951: Fixed NULL pointer dereference in the intuit_diff_type
function in pch.c (bsc#1080918).
– CVE-2016-10713: Fixed out-of-bounds access within pch_write_line() in
pch.c (bsc#1080918).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-416=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):



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