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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-9390: Git: Arbitrary command execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-9390: Git: Arbitrary command execution

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
02/27/2020

Description

Git before 1.8.5.6, 1.9.x before 1.9.5, 2.0.x before 2.0.5, 2.1.x before 2.1.4, and 2.2.x before 2.2.1 on Windows and OS X; Mercurial before 3.2.3 on Windows and OS X; Apple Xcode before 6.2 beta 3; mine; libgit2; Egit; and JGit allow remote Git servers to execute arbitrary commands via a tree containing a crafted .git/config file with (1) an ignorable Unicode codepoint, (2) a git~1/config representation, or (3) mixed case that is improperly handled on a case-insensitive filesystem.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-vcs-git

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-vcs-git

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