openSUSE Security Update : git (openSUSE-SU-2011:0115-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 53727

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes two vulnerabilities :

XSS vulnerability in gitweb; a remote attacker could craft an URL such that arbitrary content would be inserted to the generated web page.

Stack overflow vulnerability that can lead to arbitrary code execution if user runs any git command on a specially crafted git working copy.

Security Issue references :

- [CVE-2010-3906](http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?nam e=CVE-2010-3906)

- [CVE-2010-2542](http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?nam e=CVE-2010-2542)

Solution

Update the affected git packages.

See Also

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?nam

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=624586

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=659281

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-02/msg00010.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53727

File Name: suse_11_2_git-110117.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/05

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-arch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-core, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-cvs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-daemon, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-email, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-gui, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-web, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gitk, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2542, CVE-2010-3906