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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5916: git: Multiple vulnerabilties

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5916: git: Multiple vulnerabilties

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/20/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

gitweb/gitweb.perl in gitweb in Git 1.6.x before 1.6.0.6, 1.5.6.x before 1.5.6.6, 1.5.5.x before 1.5.5.6, 1.5.4.x before 1.5.4.7, and other versions after 1.4.3 allows local repository owners to execute arbitrary commands by modifying the diff.external configuration variable and executing a crafted gitweb query.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-util-git

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