ALAS2-2018-1136


Amazon Linux 2 Security Advisory: ALAS-2018-1136
Advisory Release Date: 2018-12-19 17:46 Pacific
Severity: Important
References: CVE-2018-19486 

Issue Overview:

Git before 2.19.2 on Linux and UNIX executes commands from the current working directory (as if '.' were at the end of $PATH) in certain cases involving the run_command() API and run-command.c, because there was a dangerous change from execvp to execv during 2017.(CVE-2018-19486 )


Affected Packages:

git


Issue Correction:
Run yum update git to update your system.

New Packages:
aarch64:
    git-2.17.2-2.amzn2.aarch64
    git-core-2.17.2-2.amzn2.aarch64
    git-daemon-2.17.2-2.amzn2.aarch64
    git-subtree-2.17.2-2.amzn2.aarch64
    git-svn-2.17.2-2.amzn2.aarch64
    git-debuginfo-2.17.2-2.amzn2.aarch64

i686:
    git-2.17.2-2.amzn2.i686
    git-core-2.17.2-2.amzn2.i686
    git-daemon-2.17.2-2.amzn2.i686
    git-subtree-2.17.2-2.amzn2.i686
    git-svn-2.17.2-2.amzn2.i686
    git-debuginfo-2.17.2-2.amzn2.i686

noarch:
    git-all-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch
    git-core-doc-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch
    git-cvs-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch
    git-email-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch
    gitk-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch
    gitweb-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch
    git-gui-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch
    git-p4-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch
    perl-Git-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch
    perl-Git-SVN-2.17.2-2.amzn2.noarch

src:
    git-2.17.2-2.amzn2.src

x86_64:
    git-2.17.2-2.amzn2.x86_64
    git-core-2.17.2-2.amzn2.x86_64
    git-daemon-2.17.2-2.amzn2.x86_64
    git-subtree-2.17.2-2.amzn2.x86_64
    git-svn-2.17.2-2.amzn2.x86_64
    git-debuginfo-2.17.2-2.amzn2.x86_64