FreeBSD : git -- buffer overflow vulnerability (827bc2b7-95ed-11df-9160-00e0815b8da8)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Greg Brockman reports :

If an attacker were to create a crafted working copy where the user
runs any git command, the attacker could force execution of arbitrary
code.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d2db8048
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/07/22/1
http://www.nessus.org/u?d3d571b2

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 47814 (freebsd_pkg_827bc2b795ed11df916000e0815b8da8.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2542

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