Amazon Linux AMI : git (ALAS-2018-1093)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118213

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Git before 2.14.5, allows remote code execution during processing of a recursive 'git clone' of a superproject if a .gitmodules file has a URL field beginning with a '-' character.(CVE-2018-17456)

Solution

Run 'yum update git' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2018-1093.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118213

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-1093.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/19

Updated: 2019/04/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:emacs-git, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:emacs-git-el, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git-all, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git-bzr, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git-cvs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git-daemon, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git-email, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git-hg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git-p4, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:gitweb, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:perl-Git, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:perl-Git-SVN, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/18

Exploitable With

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17456

ALAS: 2018-1093