Scientific Linux Security Update : git on SL7.x x86_64

High Nessus Plugin ID 119206


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Security Fix(es) :

- git: arbitrary code execution via .gitmodules (CVE-2018-17456)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119206

File Name: sl_20181031_git_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/27

Modified: 2018/11/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/31

Exploitable With

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17456