openSUSE Security Update : git (openSUSE-2017-1115)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for git to version 2.13.6 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-14867: Various Perl scripts did not use
safe_pipe_capture() instead of backticks, leaving them
susceptible to end-user input (boo#1061041)

As an additional measure, 'git cvsserver' no longer is invoked by 'git
daemon' by default.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected git packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103622 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-14867

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