FreeBSD : git -- denial of service vulnerability (d9b01c08-59b3-11de-828e-00e0815b8da8)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 39408


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


SecurityFocus reports :

Git is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability because it fails to properly handle some client requests.

Attackers can exploit this issue to cause a daemon process to enter an infinite loop. Repeated exploits may consume excessive system resources, resulting in a denial of service condition.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 39408

File Name: freebsd_pkg_d9b01c0859b311de828e00e0815b8da8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/06/16

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2009/06/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/06/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2108

BID: 35338

CWE: 399