Topic: security vulnerability

Git discloses and patches security vulnerability

Git has disclosed a security vulnerability that allows for arbitrary code execution in malicious repositories, Microsoft reports. The vulnerability, CVE 2018-11235, was addressed and fixed in Git 2.17.1 and Git for Windows 2.17.1 (2), which were both released today. In addition, the Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) team has blocked malicious repositories from being pushed … continue reading

GitHub announces critical vulnerability in Git

GitHub is warning users to update their Git clients as soon as possible. A critical security vulnerability has been found in Git, affecting all Git clients and software related to Git repositories such as GitHub for Windows and GitHub for Mac. “We strongly encourage all users…to be particularly careful when cloning or accessing Git repositories … continue reading Protection Status