openSUSE Security Update : git (openSUSE-2017-1115)

High Nessus Plugin ID 103622

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for git to version 2.13.6 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-14867: Various Perl scripts did not use safe_pipe_capture() instead of backticks, leaving them susceptible to end-user input (boo#1061041)

As an additional measure, 'git cvsserver' no longer is invoked by 'git daemon' by default.

Solution

Update the affected git packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1061041

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103622

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1115.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/03

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-arch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-core, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-core-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-credential-gnome-keyring, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-credential-gnome-keyring-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-cvs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-daemon, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-daemon-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-email, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-gui, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-svn-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-web, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gitk, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14867