rPSA-2008-0253-1 git gitweb

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Subject: rPSA-2008-0253-1 git gitweb
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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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