openSUSE Security Update : libgit2 (openSUSE-2019-638)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 123276


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This update for libgit2 to version 0.26.5 fixes the following issues :

The following security vulnerabilities were addressed :

- CVE-2018-10887: Fixed an integer overflow which in turn leads to an out of bound read, allowing to read the base object, which could be exploited by an attacker to cause denial of service (DoS) (bsc#1100613).

- CVE-2018-10888: Fixed an out-of-bound read while reading a binary delta file, which could be exploited by an attacker t ocause a denial of service (DoS) (bsc#1100612).

- CVE-2018-11235: Fixed a remote code execution, which could occur with a crafted .gitmodules file (bsc#1095219)

- CVE-2018-15501: Prevent out-of-bounds reads when processing smart-protocol 'ng' packets (bsc#1104641)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected libgit2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 123276

File Name: openSUSE-2019-638.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/03/27

Updated: 2020/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-11235

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-26, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-26-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-26-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-26-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/03/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-10887, CVE-2018-10888, CVE-2018-11235, CVE-2018-15501