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[Full-disclosure] rPSA-2008-0253-1 git gitweb

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Date: Tue Aug 12 2008 - 18:47:50 GMT
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rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0253-1
Published: 2008-08-12
Products:

    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:

    Indirect Non-deterministic Denial of Service Updated Versions:

    git=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/1.5.6.4-1-0.1     gitweb=conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/1.5.6.4-1-0.1

rPath Issue Tracking System:

    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2707

References:

    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3546

Description:

    Previous versions of the git package are vulnerable to a Denial     of Service in which repositories using long path-names may cause     buffer overflows and application crashes on certain platforms.     It has not been determined that this vulnerability can be exploited     to execute malicious code.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0253

Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html



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