86753 : cgit syntax-highlighting.sh File Addition Highlight Command Arbitrary Command Injection
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-10-28

Description

cgit contains a flaw related to syntax-highlighting.sh. The issue is triggered when quotations are purposely left out of an argument, which may allow a remote attacker to inject arbitrary commands via an argument passed to the highlight command.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, a patch has been committed to the CVS/GIT repository that addresses this vulnerability. Until it is incorporated into the next release of the software, manually patching an existing installation is the only known available solution. Check the vendor advisory or solution URL in the references section.

Products

cgit
cgit
Unspecified

References

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-11-12 | Disagree?

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