Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1541-1 jekyll -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Oct 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 909933.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-17567.
More information:

Parker Moore from Github Inc, discovered a vulnerability in include: setting in the config file of jekyll which allow arbitrary file reads. By simply including a symlink in the include array allowed the symlinked file to be read into the build when they shouldn’t actually be read in any circumstance.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2.2.0+dfsg-2+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your jekyll packages.

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