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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5916

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.
Publish Date : 2009-01-20 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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 User
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-2008-5916

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GIT GIT 1.4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GIT GIT 1.4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GIT GIT 1.4.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GIT GIT 1.4.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GIT GIT 1.4.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GIT GIT 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GIT GIT 1.4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GIT GIT 1.4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GIT GIT 1.4.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GIT GIT 1.4.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GIT GIT 1.5.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GIT GIT 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GIT GIT 1.5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GIT GIT 1.5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GIT GIT 1.5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GIT GIT 1.5.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GIT GIT 1.5.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application GIT GIT 1.5.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application GIT GIT 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application GIT GIT 1.5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application GIT GIT 1.5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application GIT GIT 1.5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application GIT GIT 1.5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application GIT GIT 1.5.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application GIT GIT 1.5.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4 Rc1.1136.g2794 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4 RC0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application GIT GIT 1.5.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5.3 R1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application GIT GIT 1.5.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application GIT GIT 1.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application GIT GIT 1.5.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application GIT GIT 1.5.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application GIT GIT 1.5.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application GIT GIT 1.5.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application GIT GIT 1.5.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application GIT GIT 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application GIT GIT 1.6.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application GIT GIT 1.6.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application GIT GIT 1.6.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application GIT GIT 1.6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application GIT GIT 1.6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application GIT GIT 1.6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application GIT GIT 1.6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application GIT GIT 1.6.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GIT GIT 85

- References For CVE-2008-5916

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01169.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-11650
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01170.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-11653
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47528
XF git-gitweb-privilege-escalation(47528)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/20/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090120 Re: CVE request -- git
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-723-1
UBUNTU USN-723-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/15/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090115 CVE request -- git
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4922
SREASON 4922
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200903-15.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200903-15
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=122975564100863&w=2:
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20081220 [Security] gitweb local privilege escalation (fix)
http://marc.info/?l=git&m=122975564100860&w=2
MLIST [git] 20081220 [Security] gitweb local privilege escalation (fix)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5916

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


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