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Debian: DSA-3848-1: git security update

Date 10 May 2017
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Timo Schmid of ERNW GmbH discovered that the Git git-shell, a restricted login shell for Git-only SSH access, allows a user to run an interactive pager by causing it to spawn "git upload-pack --help".

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3848-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
May 10, 2017                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : git
CVE ID         : CVE-2017-8386

Timo Schmid of ERNW GmbH discovered that the Git git-shell, a restricted
login shell for Git-only SSH access, allows a user to run an interactive
pager by causing it to spawn "git upload-pack --help".

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2.11.0-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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