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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15298: Security patch for git (ALAS-2018-948)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15298: Security patch for git (ALAS-2018-948)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/09/2018
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

Git through 2.14.2 mishandles layers of tree objects, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted repository, aka a Git bomb. This can also have an impact of disk consumption; however, an affected process typically would not survive its attempt to build the data structure in memory before writing to disk.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-git

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-git

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