CVE-2015-7545

NameCVE-2015-7545
DescriptionThe (1) git-remote-ext and (2) unspecified other remote helper programs in Git before 2.3.10, 2.4.x before 2.4.10, 2.5.x before 2.5.4, and 2.6.x before 2.6.1 do not properly restrict the allowed protocols, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a URL in a (a) .gitmodules file or (b) unknown other sources in a submodule.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3435-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
git (PTS)wheezy1:1.7.10.4-1+wheezy3fixed
wheezy (security)1:1.7.10.4-1+wheezy6fixed
jessie1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u5fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:2.11.0-3+deb9u2fixed
buster1:2.14.2-1fixed
sid1:2.15.0~rc1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gitsource(unstable)1:2.6.1-1high
gitsourcejessie1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u1highDSA-3435-1
gitsourcesqueeze(not affected)
gitsourcewheezy1:1.7.10.4-1+wheezy2highDSA-3435-1

Notes

[squeeze] - git <not-affected> (git 1.7.2 did not have git-remote-ext yet)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/06/1

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