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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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