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    Debian: DSA-4657-1: git security update

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    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.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4657-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    April 14, 2020                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : git
    CVE ID         : CVE-2020-5260
    
    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.
    
    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.
    
    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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