GLSA-201706-04 : Git: Security bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-04
(Git: Security bypass)

Timo Schmid discovered that the Git restricted shell incorrectly
filtered allowed commands.

Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly bypass security restrictions and access
sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-04

Solution :

All Git users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-vcs/git-2.13.0'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100647 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8386

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