RHEL 8 : git (RHSA-2020:1978)

high Nessus Plugin ID 136184

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1978 advisory.

- git: Crafted URL containing new lines, empty host or lacks a scheme can cause credential leak (CVE-2020-11008)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/20.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-11008

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1978

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1826001

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 136184

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1978.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/30/2020

Updated: 10/13/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-11008

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:8.0, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-all, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-core-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-daemon, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-email, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-gui, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-instaweb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-subtree, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gitk, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gitweb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perl-Git, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perl-Git-SVN

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/30/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/20/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-11008

RHSA: 2020:1978

CWE: 20