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Vulnerability of Git: code execution via Submodule Update

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Submodule Update of Git, in order to run code.
Vulnerable software: Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 11/12/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2019-AVI-618, CVE-2019-19604, DSA-4581-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0123-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3311-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0045-1, USN-4220-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31117.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via Submodule Update of Git, in order to run code.
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This threat note impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity note is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian 9/10: new git packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: git 1:2.11.0-3+deb9u5
  Debian 10: git 1:2.20.1-2+deb10u1

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new git packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: git 2.16.4-lp151.4.3.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of Januray 2020 v3.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Pivotal Concourse: fixed versions for Git.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.

SUSE LE 12: new git packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: git 2.12.3-27.22.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: git 2.12.3-27.22.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: git 2.12.3-27.22.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: git 2.12.3-27.22.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: git 2.12.3-27.22.1

SUSE LE 15: new git packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: git 2.16.4-3.17.2
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: git 2.16.4-3.17.2

Ubuntu: new git packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.10: git 1:2.20.1-2ubuntu1.19.10.1
  Ubuntu 19.04: git 1:2.20.1-2ubuntu1.19.04.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: git 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.5
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: git 1:2.7.4-0ubuntu1.7
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