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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5516

The web interface in git (gitweb) 1.5.x before 1.5.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters related to git_search.
Publish Date : 2009-01-20 Last Update Date : 2021-01-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1708 git-core -- shell command injection oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7699 unix
DSA-1708-1 git-core -- shell command injection oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12780 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5516

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
No vulnerable product found. If the vulnerability is created recently it may take a few days to gather vulnerable products list and other information like cvss scores. Please check again in a few days.

- References For CVE-2008-5516

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0175
VUPEN ADV-2009-0175
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2936 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/34194
SECUNIA 34194
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0005 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/33964
SECUNIA 33964
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200903-15.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200903-15
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-723-1
UBUNTU USN-723-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/21/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20090121 Re: CVE request -- git
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4919
SREASON 4919
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/23/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090123 Re: CVE request -- git
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1708
DEBIAN DSA-1708
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/20/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20090120 Re: CVE request -- git
http://repo.or.cz/w/git.git?a=commitdiff;h=c582abae
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=512330 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:001
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=479715 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/500008/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090113 rPSA-2009-0005-1 git gitweb

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5516

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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