Debian: DSA-4311-1: git security update

    Date05 Oct 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    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.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4311-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    October 05, 2018                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : git
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-17456
    
    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.
    
    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 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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