Fedora 13 : git-1.7.3.4-1.fc13 (2010-18973)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to 1.7.3.4 release which fixes various issues, notably :

- cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the web
interface of Git distributed revision control system. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to execute arbitrary
HTML or scripting code by providing a certain URL with
specially crafted values of f and fp variables.
(CVE-2010-3906)

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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=663609
http://www.nessus.org/u?cc686d8c

Solution :

Update the affected git package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51406 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45439

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3906

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