Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2177-1 git -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Apr 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-5260.
- More information:
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 Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u9.
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