Fedora 10 : git- (2008-11678)

High Nessus Plugin ID 36570


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a local privilege escalation bug in gitweb. For details:
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/103624 There are also a number of bugs fixed upstream. For details, see the upstream release notes:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/RelNotes- Gitk has been added as a requirement of git-gui (bug 476308) Update to to pick up a number of smaller bugfixes from upstream

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.


Update the affected git package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36570

File Name: fedora_2008-11678.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:git, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/21

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2008-11678