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Amazon Linux AMI: ALAS-2017-910: Security patch for git

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Amazon Linux AMI: ALAS-2017-910: Security patch for git

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/12/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/13/2017
Modified
09/28/2021

Description

The git subcommand cvsserver is a Perl script which makes excessive use of the backtick operator to invoke git. Unfortunately user input is used within some of those invocations. It should be noted, that git-cvsserver will be invoked by git-shell by default without further configuration.

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q3/534

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-git

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