Debian DLA-1459-1 : cgit security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 111555


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


It was discovered that there was a directory traversal vulnerability in cgit, a web frontend for Git repositories.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this issue has been fixed in cgit version 0.10.2.git2.0.1-3+deb8u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your cgit packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected cgit package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111555

File Name: debian_DLA-1459.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/07

Modified: 2018/08/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:cgit, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14912