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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-8386: Git: Security bypass

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-8386: Git: Security bypass

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/01/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

git-shell in git before 2.4.12, 2.5.x before 2.5.6, 2.6.x before 2.6.7, 2.7.x before 2.7.5, 2.8.x before 2.8.5, 2.9.x before 2.9.4, 2.10.x before 2.10.3, 2.11.x before 2.11.2, and 2.12.x before 2.12.3 might allow remote authenticated users to gain privileges via a repository name that starts with a - (dash) character.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-vcs-git

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