This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200809-16
(Git: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
Multiple boundary errors in the functions diff_addremove() and
diff_change() when processing overly long repository path names were
A remote attacker could entice a user to run commands like 'git-diff'
or 'git-grep' on a specially crafted repository, possibly resulting in
the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Git users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-util/git-188.8.131.52'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 34297 (gentoo_GLSA-200809-16.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3546