SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : git (SUSE-SU-2018:1872-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120026
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for git to version 2.16.4 fixes several issues. These security issues were fixed :
- CVE-2018-11233: Path sanity-checks on NTFS allowed attackers to read arbitrary memory (bsc#1095218)
- CVE-2018-11235: Arbitrary code execution when recursively cloning a malicious repository (bsc#1095219)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo 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 Module for Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-1267=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1267=1