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    Debian: DSA-4212-1: git security update

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    Etienne Stalmans discovered that git, a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system, is prone to an arbitrary code execution vulnerability exploitable via specially crafted submodule names in a .gitmodules file.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4212-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 29, 2018                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : git
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-11235
    
    Etienne Stalmans discovered that git, a fast, scalable, distributed
    revision control system, is prone to an arbitrary code execution
    vulnerability exploitable via specially crafted submodule names in a
    .gitmodules file.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u6.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:2.11.0-3+deb9u3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of git please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/git
    
    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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