Debian: DSA-3521-1: git security update

    Date 19 Mar 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Lael Cellier discovered two buffer overflow vulnerabilities in git, a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system, which could be exploited for remote execution of arbitrary code.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3521-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    March 19, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : git
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-2315 CVE-2016-2324
    Debian Bug     : 818318
    
    Lael Cellier discovered two buffer overflow vulnerabilities in git, a
    fast, scalable, distributed revision control system, which could be
    exploited for remote execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed
    in version 1:1.7.10.4-1+wheezy3.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1:2.8.0~rc3-1. CVE-2016-2315 was already fixed in version
    1:2.7.0-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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