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A git security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 8 Extended LTS.

ELA-803-1 git security update

Package : git
Version : 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u12 (jessie)

Related CVEs :

Multiple issues were found in Git, a distributed revision control system.
An attacker may trigger remote code execution, cause local users into
executing arbitrary commands, leak information from the local filesystem,
and bypass restricted shell.
This update includes two changes of behavior that may affect certain setup:

It stops when directory traversal changes ownership from the current
user while looking for a top-level git directory, a user could make an
exception by using the new configuration.
The default of protocol.file.allow has been changed from “always” to

  ELA-803-1 git security update