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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Git Vendors:   kernel.org
Git Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035290
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035290
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-2315, CVE-2016-2324   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 16 2016
Original Entry Date:  Mar 16 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Git. A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote authenticated user can push a specially crafted repository to trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2016-2315].

Lael Cellier (@ytrezq) reported this vulnerability.

A remote authenticated user can push or clone a specially crafted repository to potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2016-2324].

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://github.com/git/git/commit/34fa79a6cde56d6d428ab0d3160cb094ebad3305
https://github.com/git/git/commit/9831e92bfa833ee9c0ce464bbc2f941ae6c2698d

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

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Mar 21 2016 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) Git Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, and 15.10.
Mar 23 2016 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Git Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.
Mar 24 2016 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Git Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Red Hat has issued a fix for git19-git for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 6.6, 6.7, 7, 7.1, and 7.2.
Mar 24 2016 (CentOS Issues Fix) Git Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code
CentOS has issued a fix for CentOS 6 and 7.
Mar 24 2016 (Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Linux) Git Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Oracle has issued a fix for Oracle Linux 6 and 7.
May 4 2016 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple Xcode) Git Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Apple has issued a fix for Apple Xcode.



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