CVE-2008-5916

NameCVE-2008-5916
Descriptiongitweb/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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1708-1

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
git-coresourceetch1:1.4.4.4-4+etch1DSA-1708-1
git-coresource(unstable)1:1.5.6.5-2low

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