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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3275-1 (fusionforge - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

Ansgar Burchardt discovered that the Git plugin for FusionForge, a web-based project-management and collaboration software, does not sufficiently validate user provided input as parameter to the method to create secondary Git repositories. A remote attacker can use this flaw to execute arbitrary code as root via a specially crafted URL.

Affected Software

Affected Software

fusionforge on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 5.3.2+20141104-3+deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your fusionforge packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)