SecurityTracker.com
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 


Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Git Vendors:   kernel.org
GIT git-remote-ext Helper URL Processing Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034501
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034501
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-7545   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 18 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions 2.3.10, 2.4.10, 2.5.4, 2.6.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in GIT. A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

The Git git-remote-ext helper (and possibly other protocols) does not properly handle recursive clones of git repositories. A remote user can create specially crafted URLs that, when cloned by the target system, will execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

Blake Burkhart reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.3.10, 2.4.10, 2.5.4, 2.6.1) [in September 2015].

The vendor's advisories are available at:

https://github.com/git/git/blob/master/Documentation/RelNotes/2.3.10.txt
https://github.com/git/git/blob/master/Documentation/RelNotes/2.4.10.txt
https://github.com/git/git/blob/master/Documentation/RelNotes/2.5.4.txt
https://github.com/git/git/blob/master/Documentation/RelNotes/2.6.1.txt

Vendor URL:  git-scm.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 18 2015 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) GIT git-remote-ext Helper URL Processing Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Commands on the Target System
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, 15.04, and 15.10.



 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2019, SecurityGlobal.net LLC