USN-4761-1: Git vulnerability
09 March 2021
Git could be made to run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- git - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system
Matheus Tavares discovered that Git incorrectly handled delay-capable
clean/smudge filters when being used on case-insensitive filesystems. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.