Git vulnerability

2017-08-11T00:00:00
ID USN-3387-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2017-08-11T00:00:00

Description

Brian Neel, Joern Schneeweisz, and Jeff King discovered that Git did
not properly handle host names in 'ssh://' URLs. A remote attacker
could use this to construct a git repository that when accessed could
run arbitrary code with the privileges of the user.