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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
APPLE-SA-2016-05-03-1 Xcode 7.3.1
5 May 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Apple Xcode
Operating System: OS X
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-2324 CVE-2016-2315
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About the security content of Xcode 7.3.1
This document describes the security content of Xcode 7.3.1.
For the protection of our customers, Apple does not disclose, discuss, or
confirm security issues until a full investigation has occurred and any
necessary patches or releases are available. To learn more about Apple Product
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For information about the Apple Product Security PGP Key, see How to use the
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Where possible, CVE IDs are used to reference the vulnerabilities for further
To learn about other security updates, see Apple security updates.
Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11 and later
Impact: A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code
Description: A heap-based buffer overflow issue existed in the handling of
filenames. This issue was addressed by updating git to version 2.7.4.
Information about products not manufactured by Apple, or independent websites
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are inherent in the use of the Internet. Contact the vendor for additional
information. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their
Last Modified: May 3, 2016
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