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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 938-1] git security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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'.

Affected Software

Affected Software

git on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.7.10.4-1+wheezy4. We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)