Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1068-1 git -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Aug 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000117.
- More information:
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 Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 1:18.104.22.168-1+wheezy5.
We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.
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