Amazon Linux AMI : git (ALAS-2018-1136)

High Nessus Plugin ID 119814

Synopsis

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

Description

Git before 2.19.2 on Linux and UNIX executes commands from the current working directory (as if '.' were at the end of $PATH) in certain cases involving the run_command() API and run-command.c, because there was a dangerous change from execvp to execv during 2017.(CVE-2018-19486)

Solution

Run 'yum update git' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2018-1136.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119814

File Name: ala_ALAS-2018-1136.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/12/21

Updated: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19486

ALAS: 2018-1136