USN-2835-1 git vulnerability | Cloud Foundry

2016-01-07T00:00:00
ID CFOUNDRY:33A3ADC279E30BE5B159D93B7A2D0E27
Type cloudfoundry
Reporter Cloud Foundry
Modified 2016-01-07T00:00:00

Description

USN-2835-1 git vulnerability

Medium

Vendor

git

Versions Affected

  • Ubuntu 14.04

Description

Blake Burkhart discovered that the Git git-remote-ext helper incorrectly handled recursive clones of git repositories. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code by injecting commands via crafted URLs.

The Cloud Foundry project released a new Cloud Foundry rootfs, cflinuxfs2 v.1.23.0, that has the patches.

Affected Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to v.1.23.0.

Mitigation

Users of affected versions should apply the following mitigation:

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs2 v.1.23.0 or later versions.

Credit

Blake Burkhart

References

  • <http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2835-1>
  • <https://bosh.io/stemcells>
  • <https://github.com/cloudfoundry/cf-release>