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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-1000117: Git: Command injection

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) October 04, 2017 October 30, 2017 January 08, 2018

Available Exploits 

Description

A malicious third-party can give a crafted "ssh://..." URL to an unsuspecting victim, and an attempt to visit the URL can result in any program that exists on the victim's machine being executed. Such a URL could be placed in the .gitmodules file of a malicious project, and an unsuspecting victim could be tricked into running "git clone --recurse-submodules" to trigger the vulnerability.

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References

Solution

gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-vcs-git

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