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Debian: Security Advisory for git (DSA-4657-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'git' package(s) announced via the DSA-4657-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Felix Wilhelm of Google Project Zero discovered a flaw in git, a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system. With a crafted URL that contains a newline, the credential helper machinery can be fooled to return credential information for a wrong host.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'git' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.11.0-3+deb9u6. For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.20.1-2+deb10u2. We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.

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