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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apple Xcode Vendors:   Apple
(Apple Issues Fix for Apple Xcode) Git Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035745
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035745
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-2315, CVE-2016-2324   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 4 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 7.3.1
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Git. A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. Apple Xcode is affected.

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:   Apple has issued a fix for CVE-2016-2315 and CVE-2016-2324 for Apple Xcode (7.3.1).

The Apple advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206338

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT206338 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Mar 16 2016 Git Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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