Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1533-1 git -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 05 Oct 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-17456.
- More information:
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 Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u7.
We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS