SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : git (SUSE-SU-2018:4190-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120191


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


This update for git fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2018-19486: Fixed git that executed 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 (bsc#1117257).

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.


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 Open Buildservice Development Tools
15:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2990=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120191

File Name: suse_SU-2018-4190-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Modified: 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: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-credential-gnome-keyring, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-credential-gnome-keyring-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-credential-libsecret, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-credential-libsecret-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-p4, 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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19486