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Ubuntu: USN-3829-1 (CVE-2017-15298): Git vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3829-1 (CVE-2017-15298): Git vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/14/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/04/2018
Modified
06/25/2020

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)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-git

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