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USN-3387-1: Git vulnerability


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USN-3387-1: Git vulnerability

Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04

Description

Brian Neel, Joern Schneeweisz, and Jeff King discovered that Git did not properly handle host names in ‘ssh://’ URLs. A remote attacker could use this to construct a git repository that when accessed could run arbitrary code with the privileges of the user.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to 1.147.0

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 version 1.147.0 or later.

References

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