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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 2:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201805-13 ] Git Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Git: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201805-13)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-05-30
Bug(s): #656868
ID: 201805-13

Synopsis

Git contains multiple vulnerabilities that allow for the remote
execution of arbitrary code.


Background

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system
designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with
speed and efficiency.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-vcs/git
Vulnerable: < 2.16.4
Unaffected: >= 2.16.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Git. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

Remote attackers could execute arbitrary code on both client and server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Git users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-vcs/git-2.16.4"
   


References

CVE-2018-11233
CVE-2018-11235
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