Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : git (MDVSA-2010:256)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51336


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


A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in git (gitweb) :

A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Gitweb and previous versions allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML code via f and fp variables (CVE-2010-3906).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51336

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-256.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/12/17

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

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-prompt, 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, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-git, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/12/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3906

MDVSA: 2010:256