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Debian: DSA-4657-1: git security update

Date 14 Apr 2020
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
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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