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

High Nessus Plugin ID 47814


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


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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47814

File Name: freebsd_pkg_827bc2b795ed11df916000e0815b8da8.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/07/23

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2010/07/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/07/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2542