FreeBSD : git -- gitweb privilege escalation (ecad44b9-e663-11dd-afcd-00e0815b8da8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35428


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Git maintainers report :

gitweb has a possible local privilege escalation bug that allows a malicious repository owner to run a command of his choice by specifying diff.external configuration variable in his repository and running a crafted gitweb query.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35428

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ecad44b9e66311ddafcd00e0815b8da8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/01/20

Modified: 2015/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:git, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/12/20

Reference Information

BID: 32967