CVE-2017-8386

Public on 2017-06-06
Modified on 2017-06-06
Description
A flaw was found in the way git-shell handled command-line options for the restricted set of git-shell commands. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to bypass git-shell restrictions, to view and manipulate files, by abusing the instance of the less command launched using crafted command-line options.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.0
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 git 2017-06-06 17:07 ALAS-2017-842

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.0 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 6.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 8.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H