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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3287-1
May 15, 2017

git vulnerability
=========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Git could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description:
- git: fast, scalable, distributed revision control system

Details:

Timo Schmid discovered that the Git restricted shell incorrectly filtered
allowed commands. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to run an
interactive pager and access sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 17.04:
  git                             1:2.11.0-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.10:
  git                             1:2.9.3-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  git                             1:2.7.4-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  git                             1:1.9.1-1ubuntu0.5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3287-1
  CVE-2017-8386

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.11.0-2ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.9.3-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.7.4-0ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:1.9.1-1ubuntu0.5


Ubuntu 3287-1: Git vulnerability

May 15, 2017
Git could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 17.04: git 1:2.11.0-2ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 16.10: git 1:2.9.3-1ubuntu0.1 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: git 1:2.7.4-0ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: git 1:1.9.1-1ubuntu0.5 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3287-1

CVE-2017-8386

Severity
May 15, 2017

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.11.0-2ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.9.3-1ubuntu0.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.7.4-0ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:1.9.1-1ubuntu0.5

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