Security update for git

SUSE Security Update: Security update for git
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:4088-2
Rating: important
References: #1110949
Cross-References: CVE-2018-17456
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for git fixes the following issue:

  • CVE-2018-17456: Git allowed remote code execution during processing of a recursive "git clone" of a superproject if a .gitmodules file has a URL field beginning with a '-' character. (boo#1110949).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-1073=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (noarch):
    • git-doc-2.12.3-27.17.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    • git-core-2.12.3-27.17.2
    • git-core-debuginfo-2.12.3-27.17.2
    • git-debugsource-2.12.3-27.17.2

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