Scientific Linux Security Update : git on SL6.x, SL7.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

An integer truncation flaw and an integer overflow flaw, both leading
to a heap-based buffer overflow, were found in the way Git processed
certain path information. A remote attacker could create a specially
crafted Git repository that would cause a Git client or server to
crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-2315,

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90143 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-2315

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