openSUSE Security Update : cgit (openSUSE-2016-69)

High Nessus Plugin ID 88136


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to cgit 0.12 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-1899: Reflected Cross Site Scripting and Header Injection in Mimetype Query String

- CVE-2016-1900: Stored Cross Site Scripting and Header Injection in Filename Parameter

- CVE-2016-1901: Integer Overflow resulting in Buffer Overflow

The bundled git version was updated to 2.7.0.


Update the affected cgit packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88136

File Name: openSUSE-2016-69.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/25

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cgit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cgit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cgit-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1899, CVE-2016-1900, CVE-2016-1901