Debian DLA-1144-1 : git-annex security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 104219
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
Descriptiongit-annex before 6.20170818 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via an ssh URL with an initial dash character in the hostname, as demonstrated by an ssh://-eProxyCommand= URL, a related issue to CVE-2017-9800, CVE-2017-12836, CVE-2017-1000116, and CVE-2017-1000117.
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 3.20120629+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your git-annex packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected git-annex package.