USN-3287-1: Git vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3287-1
15th May, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Git could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- git - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system
Timo Schmid discovered that the Git restricted shell incorrectly filtered
allowed commands. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to run an
interactive pager and access sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 17.04:
- git 1:2.11.0-2ubuntu0.1
- Ubuntu 16.10:
- git 1:2.9.3-1ubuntu0.1
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
- git 1:2.7.4-0ubuntu1.1
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
- git 1:1.9.1-1ubuntu0.5
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.