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 :

http://marc.info/?l=git&m=122975564100860&w=2
http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/RelNotes-1.6.0.6.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?3d3ade57

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35428 (freebsd_pkg_ecad44b9e66311ddafcd00e0815b8da8.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32967

CVE ID:

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