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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-12836

CVS 1.12.x, when configured to use SSH for remote repositories, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a repository URL with a crafted hostname, as demonstrated by "-oProxyCommand=id;localhost:/bar."
Publish Date : 2017-08-24 Last Update Date : 2019-10-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-12836

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 17.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU CVS 1.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU CVS 1.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU CVS 1.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU CVS 1.12.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU CVS 1.12.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU CVS 1.12.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU CVS 1.12.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU CVS 1.12.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU CVS 1.12.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU CVS 1.12.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 2

- References For CVE-2017-12836
GENTOO GLSA-201709-17
BID 100279 RedHat CVS CVE-2017-12836 Command Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2017-08-23
MLIST [oss-security] 20170811 Re: CVS and ssh command injection (see CVE-2017-1000117, etc.)
MLIST [oss-security] 20170810 CVS and ssh command injection (see CVE-2017-1000117, etc.)
MLIST [bug-cvs] 20170810 CVS and ssh command injection (see CVE-2017-1000117, etc.)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-12836

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