Slackware 14.0 / 14.1 / 14.2 / current : git (SSA:2018-283-01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118059
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New git packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and
-current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected git package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b4819b2c

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118059

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2018-283-01.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 10/11/2018

Updated: 4/5/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:git, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/10/2018

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Malicious Git HTTP Server For CVE-2018-17456)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17456

SSA: 2018-283-01