USN-3243-1: Git vulnerability


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USN-3243-1: Git vulnerability

Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04

Description

It was discovered that Git incorrectly sanitized branch names in the PS1 variable when configured to display the repository status in the shell prompt. If a user were tricked into exploring a malicious repository, a remote attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to 1.111.0

Mitigation

OSS users are strongly encouraged to follow one of the mitigations below:

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs2 versions 1.111.0 or later.

References

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