Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : git (MDVSA-2010:194)
High Nessus Plugin ID 49741
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in git :
Stack-based buffer overflow in the is_git_directory function in setup.c in Git before 188.8.131.52 allows local users to gain privileges via a long gitdir: field in a .git file in a working copy (CVE-2010-2542).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.