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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200907-05
(git: git-daemon Denial of Service)
Shawn O. Pearce reported that git-daemon runs into an infinite loop
when handling requests that contain unrecognized arguments.
A remote unauthenticated attacker could send a specially crafted
request to git-daemon, possibly leading to a Denial of Service (CPU
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-126.96.36.199'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 39776 (gentoo_GLSA-200907-05.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 35338
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2108
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