Slackware 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / current : git (SSA:2009-051-02)

high Nessus Plugin ID 35728
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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.


New git packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, 12.2, and
-current to fix security issues.


Update the affected git package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35728

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2009-051-02.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 2/23/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:git, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 2/20/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3546, CVE-2008-5516, CVE-2008-5517

SSA: 2009-051-02

CWE: 78, 94, 119, 264