ALAS-2016-672


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2016-672
Advisory Release Date: 2016-03-24 12:00 Pacific
Severity: Important

Issue Overview:

An integer truncation flaw (CVE-2016-2315 ) and an integer overflow flaw (CVE-2016-2324 ), both leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, were found in the way Git processed certain path information. A remote attacker could create a specially crafted Git repository that would cause a Git client or server to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.


Affected Packages:

git


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

New Packages:
i686:
    git-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.i686
    git-svn-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.i686
    git-daemon-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.i686
    git-debuginfo-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.i686

noarch:
    emacs-git-el-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    git-all-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    emacs-git-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    gitweb-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    git-bzr-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    git-p4-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    perl-Git-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    perl-Git-SVN-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    git-hg-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    git-email-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch
    git-cvs-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.noarch

src:
    git-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    git-svn-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.x86_64
    git-debuginfo-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.x86_64
    git-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.x86_64
    git-daemon-2.7.4-1.47.amzn1.x86_64