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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-7545

The (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.
Publish Date : 2016-04-13 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2015:2561: git security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20152561 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-7545

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Git Project GIT * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Git Project GIT 2.4.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Git Project GIT 2.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Git Project GIT 2.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Git Project GIT 2.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Git Project GIT 2.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Git Project GIT 2.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Redhat Software Collections 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Git Project GIT 16
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Redhat Software Collections 1

- References For CVE-2015-7545
BID 78711 Git CVE-2015-7545 Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2016-01-15
SLACKWARE SSA:2016-123-01
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20151005 [ANNOUNCE] Git v2.6.1, v2.5.4, v2.4.10 and v2.3.10 CONFIRM CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201605-01
MLIST [oss-security] 20151209 Re: CVE for git issue - please use CVE-2015-7545
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1968
MLIST [oss-security] 20151211 Re: CVE for git issue - please use CVE-2015-7545 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20151208 CVE for git issue - please use CVE-2015-7545 CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-7545

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