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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-04 ] Git Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Git: Security bypass (GLSA 201706-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-06-06
Bug(s): #618126
ID: 201706-04

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Git might allow remote attackers to bypass
security restrictions.


Background

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system
designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with
speed and efficiency.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-vcs/git
Vulnerable: < 2.13.0
Unaffected: >= 2.13.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Timo Schmid discovered that the Git restricted shell incorrectly
filtered allowed commands.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly bypass security restrictions and access
sensitive information.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Git users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-vcs/git-2.13.0"
   


References

CVE-2017-8386
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