CVE-2018-19486

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-10-24
CWE:
CWE-426
Bugzilla:
1653143: CVE-2018-19486 git: Improper handling of PATH allows for commands to be executed from the current directory

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Git before 2.19.2 on Linux and UNIX executes commands from the current working directory (as if '.' were at the end of $PATH) in certain cases involving the run_command() API and run-command.c, because there was a dangerous change from execvp to execv during 2017.

Find out more about CVE-2018-19486 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-git218-git) RHSA-2018:3800 2018-12-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-git29-git Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 git Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 git Not affected
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