Important CentOS git Security Update

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critical
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emacs-git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, emacs-git-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, emacs-git-el-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, emacs-git-el-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.i686.rpm, git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.src.rpm, git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm, git-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.src.rpm, git-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.x86_64.rpm, git-all-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, git-all-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, git-bzr-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, git-cvs-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, git-cvs-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, git-daemon-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.i686.rpm, git-daemon-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm, git-daemon-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.x86_64.rpm, git-email-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, git-email-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, git-gui-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, git-gui-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, git-hg-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, git-p4-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, git-svn-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, git-svn-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.x86_64.rpm, gitk-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, gitk-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, gitweb-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, gitweb-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, perl-Git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm, perl-Git-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm, perl-Git-SVN-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
CVE-2016-2315, CVE-2016-2324
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org, lists.centos.org
2016-03-23
2017-07-27 19:10
ALAS-2016-672
CVE-2016-2315 git
CVE-2016-2315 cgit
CVE-2016-2324 cgit
CVE-2016-2324 git
CVE-2016-2324
CVE-2016-2315
2017-04-01 19:09
2017-01-05 20:14

Description


Updated git packages that fix two security issues are now available for Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give
detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the
CVE links in the References section.

Git is a distributed revision control system with a decentralized
architecture. As opposed to centralized version control systems with a
client-server model, Git ensures that each working copy of a Git repository
is an exact copy with complete revision history. This not only allows the
user to work on and contribute to projects without the need to have
permission to push the changes to their official repositories, but also
makes it possible for the user to work with no network connection.

An integer truncation flaw and an integer overflow flaw, both leading to a
heap-based buffer overflow, were found in the way Git processed certain
path information. A remote attacker could create a specially crafted Git
repository that would cause a Git client or server to crash or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-2315, CVE-2016-2324)

All git users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain backported patches to correct these issues.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 emacs-git emacs-git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
emacs-git-el emacs-git-el-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
git git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.src.rpm
git git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm
git git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.i686.rpm
git-all git-all-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
git-cvs git-cvs-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
git-daemon git-daemon-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.x86_64.rpm
git-daemon git-daemon-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.i686.rpm
git-email git-email-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
git-gui git-gui-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
gitk gitk-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
git-svn git-svn-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
gitweb gitweb-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
perl-Git perl-Git-1.7.1-4.el6_7.1.noarch.rpm
7 emacs-git emacs-git-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
emacs-git-el emacs-git-el-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
git git-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.src.rpm
git git-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.x86_64.rpm
git-all git-all-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
git-bzr git-bzr-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
git-cvs git-cvs-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
git-daemon git-daemon-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.x86_64.rpm
git-email git-email-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
git-gui git-gui-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
git-hg git-hg-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
gitk gitk-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
git-p4 git-p4-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
git-svn git-svn-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.x86_64.rpm
gitweb gitweb-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
perl-Git perl-Git-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm
perl-Git-SVN perl-Git-SVN-1.8.3.1-6.el7_2.1.noarch.rpm