SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : git (SUSE-SU-2018:1872-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120026

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for git to version 2.16.4 fixes several issues. These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2018-11233: Path sanity-checks on NTFS allowed attackers to read arbitrary memory (bsc#1095218)

- CVE-2018-11235: Arbitrary code execution when recursively cloning a malicious repository (bsc#1095219)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-1267=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1267=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1095218

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1095219

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11233/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-11235/

http://www.nessus.org/u?05e8a403

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120026

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1872-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-arch, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-core, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-core-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-cvs, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-daemon, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-daemon-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-email, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-gui, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-svn-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-web, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gitk, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11233, CVE-2018-11235