Fedora 10 : git-1.6.0.6-1.fc10 (2008-11678)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a local privilege escalation bug in gitweb. For
details:
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/103624 There
are also a number of bugs fixed upstream. For details, see the
upstream release notes:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/RelNotes-1.6.0.6.txt
Gitk has been added as a requirement of git-gui (bug 476308) Update to
1.6.0.5 to pick up a number of smaller bugfixes from upstream

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/103624
http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/RelNotes-1.6.0.6.txt
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=477523
http://www.nessus.org/u?adb2dd69

Solution :

Update the affected git package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36570 (fedora_2008-11678.nasl)

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