Upstream information

CVE-2008-5516 at MITRE


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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 456444 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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