Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3848-1 git -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 10 May 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8386.
- More information:
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.