rPSA-2008-0253-1 git gitweb

2008-08-15T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:20361
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2008-08-15T00:00:00

Description

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:2/1.5.6.4-1-0.1 gitweb=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/1.5.6.4-1-0.1

rPath Issue Tracking System: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2707

References: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3546

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.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0253

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc. This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html