About the security content of Xcode 6.2

This document describes the security content of Xcode 6.2.

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Xcode 6.2

  • subversion

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.4 or later

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Apache Subversion

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in Apache Subversion, the most serious of which may have allowed an attacker with a privileged position to spoof SSL servers via a crafted certificate. These issues were addressed by updating Apache Subversion to version 1.7.19.






  • Git

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.4 or later

    Impact: Synching with a malicious git repository may allow unexpected files to be added to the .git folder

    Description: The checks involved in disallowed paths did not account for case insensitivity or unicode characters. This issue was addressed by adding additional checks.


    CVE-2014-9390 : Matt Mackall of Mercurial and Augie Fackler of Mercurial

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