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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4263-1 (cgit - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

Jann Horn discovered a directory traversal vulnerability in cgit, a fast web frontend for git repositories written in C. A remote attacker can take advantage of this flaw to retrieve arbitrary files via a specially crafted request, when 'enable-http-clone=1' (default) is not turned off.

Affected Software

Affected Software

cgit 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 (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.1+git2.10.2-3+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your cgit packages. For the detailed security status of cgit please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

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