Improper Input Validation

Affecting git package, versions <1:2.1.4-1

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream git package. See Remediation section below for Debian:8 relevant versions.

Git before 1.8.5.6, 1.9.x before 1.9.5, 2.0.x before 2.0.5, 2.1.x before 2.1.4, and 2.2.x before 2.2.1 on Windows and OS X; Mercurial before 3.2.3 on Windows and OS X; Apple Xcode before 6.2 beta 3; mine all versions before 08-12-2014; libgit2 all versions up to 0.21.2; Egit all versions before 08-12-2014; and JGit all versions before 08-12-2014 allow remote Git servers to execute arbitrary commands via a tree containing a crafted .git/config file with (1) an ignorable Unicode codepoint, (2) a git~1/config representation, or (3) mixed case that is improperly handled on a case-insensitive filesystem.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:8 git to version 1:2.1.4-1 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

9.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F
CVE
CVE-2014-9390
CWE
CWE-20
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-GIT-340785
Disclosed
12 Feb, 2020
Published
27 Jun, 2018