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

High Nessus Plugin ID 118059


The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected git package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118059

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2018-283-01.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/11

Modified: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2018/10/10

Exploitable With

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17456

SSA: 2018-283-01