rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0253-1 Published: 2008-08-12 Products: rPath Linux 2
Rating: Minor Exposure Level Classification: Indirect Non-deterministic Denial of Service Updated Versions: git=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/184.108.40.206-1-0.1 gitweb=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/220.127.116.11-1-0.1
rPath Issue Tracking System: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2707
Description: Previous versions of the git package are vulnerable to a Denial of Service in which repositories using long path-names may cause buffer overflows and application crashes on certain platforms. It has not been determined that this vulnerability can be exploited to execute malicious code.
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