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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4311-1 (git - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

joernchen of Phenoelit discovered that git, a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system, is prone to an arbitrary code execution vulnerability via a specially crafted .gitmodules file in a project cloned with --recurse-submodules.

Affected Software

Affected Software

git on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.11.0-3+deb9u4. We recommend that you upgrade your git packages. For the detailed security status of git please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)