CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2012-10-28
Bugzilla: 870713: CVE-2012-4548 cgit: command injection


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Argument injection vulnerability in in cgit 9.0.3 and earlier allows remote authenticated users with permissions to add files to execute arbitrary commands via the --plug-in argument to the highlight command.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4548 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 8.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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