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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96647


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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).


Update the affected libgit2 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96647

File Name: openSUSE-2017-121.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/20

Modified: 2017/02/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-22, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-22-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-22-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-22-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgit2-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8568, CVE-2016-8569