CVE-2018-19486

Published: 23 November 2018

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.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
git
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1:2.19.2-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.4)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [code not present])
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/git/git.git/commit/?id=321fd82389742398d2924640ce3a61791fd27d60