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Ubuntu: USN-2835-1 (CVE-2015-7545): Git vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-2835-1 (CVE-2015-7545): Git vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/15/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The (1) git-remote-ext and (2) unspecified other remote helper programs in Git before 2.3.10, 2.4.x before 2.4.10, 2.5.x before 2.5.4, and 2.6.x before 2.6.1 do not properly restrict the allowed protocols, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a URL in a (a) .gitmodules file or (b) unknown other sources in a submodule.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-git

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