RHEL 6 : git (RHSA-2010:1003)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 51358


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VPR Score: 3.8


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated git packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

Git is a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system.

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in gitweb, a simple web interface for Git repositories. A remote attacker could perform an XSS attack against victims by tricking them into visiting a specially crafted gitweb URL. (CVE-2010-3906)

All gitweb users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51358

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2010-1003.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/22/2010

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:emacs-git, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:emacs-git-el, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-all, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-cvs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-daemon, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-email, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-gui, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gitk, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gitweb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perl-Git, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/21/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/17/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3906

BID: 45439

RHSA: 2010:1003