Scientific Linux Security Update : git on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102674

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- A shell command injection flaw related to the handling of 'ssh' URLs has been discovered in Git. An attacker could use this flaw to execute shell commands with the privileges of the user running the Git client, for example, when performing a 'clone' action on a malicious repository or a legitimate repository containing a malicious commit. (CVE-2017-1000117)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9839e746

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102674

File Name: sl_20170817_git_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/22

Updated: 2019/04/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/17

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Malicious Git HTTP Server For CVE-2017-1000117)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000117