openSUSE-SU-2019:0054-1: moderate: Security update for gitolite

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for gitolite

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2019:0054-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1121570
Cross-References: CVE-2018-20683
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 15.0
openSUSE Backports SLE-15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for gitolite fixes the following security issue:

– CVE-2018-20683: The rsync command line was not handled correctly, allow
malicious rsync options (boo#1121570)

The version update to 3.6.11 also contains a number of upstream bug fixes.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE 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:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-54=1

– openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-54=1

– openSUSE Backports SLE-15:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-54=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (noarch):


– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (noarch):


– openSUSE Backports SLE-15 (noarch):



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