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Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:49:34 -0500
From: Mark Felder <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2015-1416: vulnerability in patch(1)

On Thu, Jul 30, 2015, at 07:05, Adam Maris wrote:
> Hello,
> I'd like to know whether CVE-2015-1416 is BSD-only issue 
> ( 
> or does it also affect upstream patch(1) utility?
> In that case, is it tracked in upstream?
> Thank you
> -- 
> Adam Maris / Red Hat Product Security

Hi Adam,

Which upstream? There are a few different flavors of patch(1) out there.
The one in FreeBSD is a variant of Larry Wall's patch, not GNU patch.

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