Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Gentoo Forums
Quick Search: in
[ GLSA 201605-01 ] Git
View unanswered posts
View posts from last 24 hours

 
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
GLSA
Advocate
Advocate


Joined: 12 May 2004
Posts: 2231

PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2016 8:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201605-01 ] Git Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Git: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201605-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: May 02, 2016
Bug(s): #562884, #577482
ID: 201605-01

Synopsis

Git contains multiple vulnerabilities that allow for the remote
execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system
designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with
speed and efficiency.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-vcs/git
Vulnerable: < 2.7.3-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.7.3-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Git is vulnerable to the remote execution of arbitrary code by cloning
repositories with large filenames or a large number of nested trees.
Additionally, some protocols within Git, such as git-remote-ext, can
execute arbitrary code found within URLs. These URLs that submodules use
may come from arbitrary sources (e.g., .gitmodules files in a remote
repository), and can effect those who enable recursive fetch. Restrict
the allowed protocols to well known and safe ones.


Impact

Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code on both client and server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Git users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-vcs/git-2.7.3-r1"
   


References

Buffer overflow in all
git versions before 2.7.1

CVE-2015-7545

CVE-2016-2315


CVE-2016-2324
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Reply to topic    Gentoo Forums Forum Index News & Announcements All times are GMT
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum