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

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

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

- 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 :

Solution :

Update the affected libgit2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95756 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8568

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