Fedora 9 : git-1.5.6.5-1.fc9 (2008-9080)

high Nessus Plugin ID 34483
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VPR Score: 5.8

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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---------- ChangeLog :

- Wed Oct 22 2008 Josh Boyer <jwboyer at gmail.com> 1.5.6.5-1

- git-1.5.6.5 (bug 458156)

- Mon May 26 2008 James Bowes <jbowes at redhat.com> 1.5.5.2-1

- git-1.5.5.2

- Fri May 23 2008 Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us> 1.5.5.1-1.1

- minor rebuild for sparc

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

Solution

Update the affected git package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=458146

http://www.nessus.org/u?80b7b690

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34483

File Name: fedora_2008-9080.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/24/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:git, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/23/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3546

FEDORA: 2008-9080

CWE: 119