Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : git (MDVSA-2009:155)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in git :

git-daemon in git 1.4.4.5 through 1.6.3 allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a
request containing extra unrecognized arguments (CVE-2009-2108).

This update provides fixes for this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48150 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-155.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35338

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2108

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