Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1541-1 jekyll -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 Oct 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 909933.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-17567.
- More information:
Parker Moore from Github Inc, discovered a vulnerability in include: setting in the config file of jekyll which allow arbitrary file reads. By simply including a symlink in the include array allowed the symlinked file to be read into the build when they shouldn’t actually be read in any circumstance.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.0+dfsg-2+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your jekyll packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS