openSUSE Security Update : git (git-183)

High Nessus Plugin ID 39969


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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


Update the affected git packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39969

File Name: suse_11_0_git-080907.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2008/09/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3546

CWE: 119