Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : git (MDVSA-2010:194)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in git :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the is_git_directory function in
setup.c in Git before allows local users to gain privileges
via a long gitdir: field in a .git file in a working copy

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 49741 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-194.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 41891

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2542

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