openSUSE Security Update : git (git-183)

high Nessus Plugin ID 39969
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VPR Score: 5.8

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This patch fixes several buffer overflows in some git tools, when repositories contain very long pathnames. (CVE-2008-3546)

Solution

Update the affected git packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=415345

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39969

File Name: suse_11_0_git-080907.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/21/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-arch, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-core, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-cvs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-email, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:git-svn, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gitk, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/7/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3546

CWE: 119