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Red Hat: 2013:0589-01: git: Moderate Advisory Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated git packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate [More...]
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: git security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2013:0589-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0589.html
Issue date:        2013-03-04
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-0308 
=====================================================================

1. Summary:

Updated git packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6) - i386, noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - i386, noarch, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - i386, noarch, ppc64, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - i386, noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - i386, noarch, x86_64

3. Description:

Git is a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system.

It was discovered that Git's git-imap-send command, a tool to send a
collection of patches from standard input (stdin) to an IMAP folder, did
not properly perform SSL X.509 v3 certificate validation on the IMAP
server's certificate, as it did not ensure that the server's hostname
matched the one provided in the CN field of the server's certificate. A
rogue server could use this flaw to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks,
possibly leading to the disclosure of sensitive information.
(CVE-2013-0308)

All git users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

909977 - CVE-2013-0308 git: Incorrect IMAP server's SSL x509.v3 certificate validation in git-imap-send command

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Client/en/os/SRPMS/git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.src.rpm

i386:
git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm
git-daemon-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm

noarch:
emacs-git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
emacs-git-el-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-all-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-cvs-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-email-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-gui-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-svn-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
gitk-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
gitweb-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
perl-Git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm
git-daemon-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6ComputeNode/en/os/SRPMS/git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.src.rpm

noarch:
emacs-git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
emacs-git-el-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-all-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-cvs-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-email-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-gui-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-svn-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
gitk-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
gitweb-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
perl-Git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm
git-daemon-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.src.rpm

i386:
git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm

noarch:
perl-Git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm

ppc64:
git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.ppc64.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.s390x.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/os/SRPMS/git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.src.rpm

i386:
git-daemon-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm

noarch:
emacs-git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
emacs-git-el-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-all-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-cvs-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-email-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-gui-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-svn-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
gitk-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
gitweb-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm

ppc64:
git-daemon-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.ppc64.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.ppc64.rpm

s390x:
git-daemon-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.s390x.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
git-daemon-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.src.rpm

i386:
git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm

noarch:
perl-Git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Workstation/en/os/SRPMS/git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.src.rpm

i386:
git-daemon-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.i686.rpm

noarch:
emacs-git-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
emacs-git-el-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-all-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-cvs-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-email-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-gui-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
git-svn-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
gitk-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm
gitweb-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
git-daemon-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm
git-debuginfo-1.7.1-3.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-0308.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2013 Red Hat, Inc.
 
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