openSUSE Security Update : git (openSUSE-2017-624)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100500


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for git fixes the following issues :

- git 2.12.3 :

- CVE-2017-8386: Fix git-shell not to escape with the starting dash name (bsc#1038395)

- Fix for potential segv introduced in v2.11.0 and later

- Misc fixes and cleanups.

- git 2.12.2 :

- CLI output fixes

- 'Dump http' transport fixes

- various fixes for internal code paths

- Trailer 'Cc:' RFC fix

- git 2.12.1 :

- Reduce authentication round-trip over HTTP when the server supports just a single authentication method.

- 'git add -i' patch subcommand fixed to have a path selection

- various path verification fixes

- fix 'git log -L...' buffer overrun

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected git packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100500

File Name: openSUSE-2017-624.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/30

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-arch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-core, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-core-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-credential-gnome-keyring, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-credential-gnome-keyring-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-cvs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-daemon, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-daemon-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-email, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-gui, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-svn-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-web, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gitk, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8386