Scientific Linux Security Update : git on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60927

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VPR Score: 3.8

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?cd7217c0

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60927

File Name: sl_20101221_git_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Updated: 2019/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/12/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3906