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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2017-8386

git-shell in git before 2.4.12, 2.5.x before 2.5.6, 2.6.x before 2.6.7, 2.7.x before 2.7.5, 2.8.x before 2.8.5, 2.9.x before 2.9.4, 2.10.x before 2.10.3, 2.11.x before 2.11.2, and 2.12.x before 2.12.3 might allow remote authenticated users to gain privileges via a repository name that starts with a - (dash) character.
Publish Date : 2017-06-01 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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2017:2004: git security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20172004 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2017-8386

# 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 16.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 17.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GIT Git-shell - Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
GIT Git-shell 1
Opensuse Leap 1

- References For CVE-2017-8386
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2491[email protected]/
MLIST [git] 20170510 [ANNOUNCE] Git v2.12.3 and others
BID 98409 Git CVE-2017-8386 Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2017-05-19 CONFIRM[email protected]/message/3ISHYFLM2ACYHHY3JHCLF75X7UF4ZMDM/
FEDORA FEDORA-2017-01a7989fc0[email protected]
FEDORA FEDORA-2017-f4319b6dfc[email protected]/message/FDS3LSJJ3YGGQYIVPKQDVOCXWDSF6JGF/
FEDORA FEDORA-2017-7ea0e02914
GENTOO GLSA-201706-04
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2004
SECTRACK 1038479
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2017:1422

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2017-8386

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