[SECURITY] [DLA 1120-1] git security update

ID DEBIAN:DLA-1120-1:E5021
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2017-10-02T21:20:42


Package : git Version : 1: CVE ID : CVE-2017-14867 Debian Bug : 876854

joernchen discovered that the git-cvsserver subcommand of Git, a distributed version control system, suffers from a shell command injection vulnerability due to unsafe use of the Perl backtick operator. The git-cvsserver subcommand is reachable from the git-shell subcommand even if CVS support has not been configured (however, the git-cvs package needs to be installed).

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version 1:

We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS