SUSE SLES12 Security Update : git (SUSE-SU-2015:0100-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83671


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2014-9390: arbitrary command execution vulnerability on case- insensitive file system (bnc#910756)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-37

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-37

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83671

File Name: suse_SU-2015-0100-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-core, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-core-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:git-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/21

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Malicious Git and Mercurial HTTP Server For CVE-2014-9390)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9390

BID: 71732

OSVDB: 116041