SUSE-SU-2018:4009-1: important: Security update for libgit2

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Fri Dec 7 07:10:25 MST 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for libgit2

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:4009-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1110949 #1114729 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-17456
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.


   This update for libgit2 fixes the following issues:

   Security issue fixed:

   - CVE-2018-17456: Submodule URLs and paths with a leading "-" are now
     ignored to avoid injecting options into library consumers that perform
     recursive clones (bsc#1110949).

   Non-security issues fixed:

   - Version update to version 0.26.8 (bsc#1114729).
   - Full changelog can be found at:

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
   like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2865=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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