Git for Windows 2.13.x < 2.13.7 / 2.14.x < 2.14.4 / 2.15.x < 2.15.2 / 2.16.x < 2.16.4 / 2.17.x < 2.17.1 Remote Code Execution

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110270


The remote Windows host has an application installed that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Git for Windows installed on the remote host is 2.13.x prior to 2.13.7, 2.14.x prior to 2.14.4, 2.15.x prior to 2.15.2, 2.16.x prior to 2.16.4 or 2.17.x prior to 2.17.1. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


Upgrade to Git for Windows 2.13.7 / 2.14.4 / 2.15.2 / 2.16.4 / 2.17.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110270

File Name: git_for_windows_2_17_1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2018/06/01

Updated: 2019/11/04

Dependencies: 80305

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-11235

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:git_for_windows_project:git_for_windows

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Git for Windows

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11233, CVE-2018-11235