openSUSE Security Update : libgit2 (openSUSE-2017-121)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libgit2 fixes the following issues :

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

- CVE-2016-8569: DoS using a NULL pointer dereference in
git_commit_message (bsc#1003810).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libgit2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96647 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-8568

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