The Snyk security team creates the patch usually by backporting a fix which has been added to the dependency. Backporting is the action of taking a fix that was built for a particular version of a piece of software, and applying it to a previous version of that software, by updating it to be functionally identical but with the fix for the vulnerability applied. For more information take a look at Red Hat's description https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/backporting
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