Input validation error in git (Alpine package)

Published: 2019-12-10
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-1354
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
git (Alpine package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor Alpine Linux Development Team

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU23491

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1354


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input within the Git for Visual Studio. A remote attacker can convince the user to clone a malicious repo and execute arbitrary code on the target system.


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Vulnerable software versions

git (Alpine package): 2.14.1-r0 - 2.18.1-r0

git (Alpine package):

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links

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