emacs, git, gitk, gitweb, perl security update

ID CESA-2020:0316
Type centos
Reporter CentOS Project
Modified 2020-02-03T17:18:41


CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2020:0316

Git is a distributed revision control system with a decentralized architecture. As opposed to centralized version control systems with a client-server model, Git ensures that each working copy of a Git repository is an exact copy with complete revision history. This not only allows the user to work on and contribute to projects without the need to have permission to push the changes to their official repositories, but also makes it possible for the user to work with no network connection.

Security Fix(es):

  • git: arbitrary code execution via .gitmodules (CVE-2018-17456)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Merged security bulletin from advisories: http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2020-February/035619.html

Affected packages: emacs-git emacs-git-el git git-all git-cvs git-daemon git-email git-gui git-svn gitk gitweb perl-Git

Upstream details at: