Out-of-Bounds Affecting git package, versions <1:2.7.0-1


0.0
critical

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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NVD
9.8 critical
Red Hat
CVSS v3 N/A  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN9-GIT-340861
  • published 8 Apr 2016
  • disclosed 8 Apr 2016

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:9 git to version 1:2.7.0-1 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream git package and not the git package as distributed by Debian:9. See How to fix? for Debian:9 relevant fixed versions and status.

revision.c in git before 2.7.4 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a (1) long filename or (2) many nested trees, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.