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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1477-1] libgit2 security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

CVE-2018-15501 A potential out-of-bounds read when processing a 'ng' smart packet might lead to a Denial of Service. CVE-2018-10887 A flaw has been discovered that may lead to an integer overflow which in turn leads to an out of bound read, allowing to read before the base object. This might be used to leak memory addresses or cause a Denial of Service. CVE-2018-10888 A flaw may lead to an out-of-bound read while reading a binary delta file. This might result in a Denial of Service.

Affected Software

Affected Software

libgit2 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 0.21.1-3+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your libgit2 packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)