git gitweb Remote System User Deterministic Unauthorized Access

2009.01.21
Credit: rPath
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-78


CVSS Base Score: 7.5/10
Impact Subscore: 6.4/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: Partial

rPath Security Advisory: 2009-0005-1 Published: 2009-01-13 Products: rPath Linux 2 Rating: Major Exposure Level Classification: Remote System User Deterministic Unauthorized Access Updated Versions: git=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/1.5.6.6-0.1-1 gitweb=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/1.5.6.6-0.1-1 rPath Issue Tracking System: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2936 References: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5517 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5516 Description: In previous versions of the git package, insufficient quoting of shell characters allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the git web interface. This has been resolved. http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0005 Copyright 2009 rPath, Inc. This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

References:

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2936
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/500008/100/0/threaded
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0005


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