Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2182-1 git -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 23 Apr 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-11008.
- More information:
Carlo Arenas discovered a flaw in git, a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system. With a crafted URL that contains a newline or empty host, or lacks a scheme, the credential helper machinery can be fooled into providing credential information that is not appropriate for the protocol in use and host being contacted.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u10.
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