Scientific Linux Security Update : git on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20200203)

High Nessus Plugin ID 133447

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?759bc541

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133447

File Name: sl_20200203_git_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/02/04

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:emacs-git, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:emacs-git-el, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:git, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:git-all, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:git-cvs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:git-daemon, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:git-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:git-email, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:git-gui, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gitk, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:gitweb, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:perl-Git, 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: 2020/02/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/06

Exploitable With

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17456