FreeBSD : git -- gitweb privilege escalation (ecad44b9-e663-11dd-afcd-00e0815b8da8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Git maintainers report :

gitweb has a possible local privilege escalation bug that allows a
malicious repository owner to run a command of his choice by
specifying diff.external configuration variable in his repository and
running a crafted gitweb query.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35428 (freebsd_pkg_ecad44b9e66311ddafcd00e0815b8da8.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32967


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