Public Date:
1450407: CVE-2017-8386 git: Escape out of git-shell
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.

Find out more about CVE-2017-8386 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-git29-git) RHSA-2017:2491 2017-08-17
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-git29-git) RHSA-2017:2491 2017-08-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (git) RHSA-2017:2004 2017-08-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 git Will not fix
Last Modified