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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12836: CVS: Command injection

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12836: CVS: Command injection

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/24/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

CVS 1.12.x, when configured to use SSH for remote repositories, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a repository URL with a crafted hostname, as demonstrated by "-oProxyCommand=id;localhost:/bar."

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-vcs-cvs

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