About the security content of Xcode 7.2

This document describes the security content of Xcode 7.2.

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Xcode 7.2

  • Git

    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 or later

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in Git

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in Git versions prior to 2.5.4. These were addressed by updating Git to version 2.5.4.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7082

  • IDE SCM

    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 or later

    Impact: Intentionally untracked files may be uploaded to repositories

    Description: Xcode did not honor the .gitignore directive. This issue was addressed by adding support to honor .gitignore file.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7056 : Stephen Lardieri

  • otools

    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 or later

    Impact: A local attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in the processing of mach-o files. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-7049 : Proteas of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team

    CVE-2015-7057 : Proteas of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team

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