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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-19486: Security patch for git (ALAS-2018-1136)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-19486: Security patch for git (ALAS-2018-1136)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/23/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/21/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

Git before 2.19.2 on Linux and UNIX executes commands from the current working directory (as if '.' were at the end of $PATH) in certain cases involving the run_command() API and run-command.c, because there was a dangerous change from execvp to execv during 2017.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-git

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-git

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