Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3521-1 git -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Mar 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 818318.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-2315, CVE-2016-2324.
- More information:
Lael Cellier discovered two buffer overflow vulnerabilities in git, a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system, which could be exploited for remote execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1:22.214.171.124-1+wheezy3.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.8.0~rc3-1. CVE-2016-2315 was already fixed in version 1:2.7.0-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.