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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.876148
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Update for patch FEDORA-2018-90af6f5b8a
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'patch'; package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2018-90af6f5b8a advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'patch'
package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2018-90af6f5b8a advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The patch program applies diff files to originals. The diff command
is used to compare an original to a changed file. Diff lists the
changes made to the file. A person who has the original file can then
use the patch command with the diff file to add the changes to their
original file (patching the file).

Patch should be installed because it is a common way of upgrading
applications.

Affected Software/OS:
'patch' package(s) on Fedora 29.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-6952
BugTraq ID: 103047
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103047
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201904-17
https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?53133
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2019:2033
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2033
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