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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2019-13636

GNU patch: read-write access via Symlink Following

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass access restrictions via Symlink Following of GNU patch, in order to read or alter data.
Impacted systems: Debian, Fedora, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading, data creation/edition, data deletion.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 22/07/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2019-13636, DLA-1856-1, DSA-4489-1, FEDORA-2019-ac709da87f, USN-4071-1, USN-4071-2, VIGILANCE-VUL-29843.

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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