Red Hat update for git



Published: 2020-01-16
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-1387
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
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Vendor Red Hat Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU23488

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1387

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

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. 

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for IBM z Systems: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Scientific Computing: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation: 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server: 7


CPE2.3 External links

http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0124

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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