Improper Input Validation

Affecting git package, versions <1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u1

Report new vulnerabilities
Do your applications use this vulnerable package? Test your applications

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream git package. See Remediation section below for Debian:8 relevant versions.

The (1) git-remote-ext and (2) unspecified other remote helper programs in Git before 2.3.10, 2.4.x before 2.4.10, 2.5.x before 2.5.4, and 2.6.x before 2.6.1 do not properly restrict the allowed protocols, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a URL in a (a) .gitmodules file or (b) unknown other sources in a submodule.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:8 git to version 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u1 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

9.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2015-7545
CWE
CWE-20 CWE-284
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-GIT-340844
Disclosed
13 Apr, 2016
Published
13 Apr, 2016