Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : git vulnerability (USN-3287-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected git package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100218 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8386

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