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    Debian: DSA-3934-1: git security update

    Date 10 Aug 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Joern Schneeweisz discovered that git, a distributed revision control system, did not correctly handle maliciously constructed ssh:// URLs. This allowed an attacker to run an arbitrary shell command, for instance via git submodules.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3934-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    August 10, 2017                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : git
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000117
    
    Joern Schneeweisz discovered that git, a distributed revision control
    system, did not correctly handle maliciously constructed ssh://
    URLs. This allowed an attacker to run an arbitrary shell command, for
    instance via git submodules.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1:2.1.4-2.1+deb8u4.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:2.11.0-3+deb9u1.
    
    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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