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Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:53:48 +0100
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
To: OSS Security Mailinglist <>
Subject: git: CVE-2014-9938: does not sanitize branch names in $PS1 allowing
 command execution


MITRE has assigned CVE-2014-9938 for an older issue in the contrib
script in git, where did not sanitize branch name in
$PS1 exploitable for command execution by a malicious repository.

The upstream fix is


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