FreeBSD : git -- buffer overflow vulnerability (827bc2b7-95ed-11df-9160-00e0815b8da8)

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

Greg Brockman reports :

If an attacker were to create a crafted working copy where the user runs any git command, the attacker could force execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d2db8048

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/07/22/1

http://www.nessus.org/u?455ac820

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47814

File Name: freebsd_pkg_827bc2b795ed11df916000e0815b8da8.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 7/23/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

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:freebsd:freebsd:git, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 7/23/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/20/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2542