Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : git (MDVSA-2009:155)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48150


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in git :

git-daemon in git through 1.6.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a request containing extra unrecognized arguments (CVE-2009-2108).

This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48150

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-155.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/07/30

Modified: 2013/06/01

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:mandriva:linux:git, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:git-arch, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:git-core, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:git-core-oldies, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:git-cvs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:git-email, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gitk, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gitview, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gitweb, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64git-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgit-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-Git, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2108

BID: 35338

MDVSA: 2009:155

CWE: 399