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Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 23:41:31 +0000
From: Alex Gaynor <>
To: "" <>, 
	Assign a CVE Identifier <>
Subject: Re: request for CVEs for git clients

It looks like hg might also be using the same CVE, based on a tweet I saw.


On Thu Dec 18 2014 at 3:39:20 PM Kurt Seifried <> wrote:

> Can we please get CVEs for
> update-your-git-clients
> In addition, the following updated versions of Git address this
> vulnerability:
> The Git core team has announced maintenance releases for all current
> versions of Git (v1.8.5.6, v1.9.5, v2.0.5, v2.1.4, and v2.2.1).
> Git for Windows (also known as MSysGit) has released maintenance version
> 1.9.5.
> The two major Git libraries, libgit2 and JGit, have released maintenance
> versions with the fix. Third party software using these libraries is
> strongly encouraged to update.
> ====
> looks like most Linux users are ok though "The vulnerability concerns
> Git and Git-compatible clients that access Git repositories in a
> case-insensitive or case-normalizing filesystem."
> --
> Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
> PGP A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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