openSUSE Security Update : libgit2 (openSUSE-2016-1450)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libgit2 was updated to fix two security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-8568: Read out-of-bounds in git_oid_nfmt
(bsc#1003810).

- CVE-2016-8569: DoS caused by a NULL pointer dereference
in git_commit_message (bsc#1003810). This update was
imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1003810

Solution :

Update the affected libgit2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95756 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8568
CVE-2016-8569

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