[arch-security] [ASA-201611-17] libgit2: denial of service
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Wed Nov 16 17:07:04 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201611-17
Date : 2016-11-16
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-8568 CVE-2016-8569
Package : libgit2
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package libgit2 before version 1:0.24.3-1 is vulnerable to denial
Upgrade to 1:0.24.3-1.
# pacman -Syu "libgit2>=1:0.24.3-1"
The problems have been fixed upstream in version 0.24.3.
- CVE-2016-8568 (denial of service)
A heap-based read out-of-bounds access has been discovered while
parsing a malformed object file.
- CVE-2016-8569 (denial of service)
A null pointer dereference has been discovered while showing a
malformed object file.
A remote attacker is able to create specially crafted object files that
lead to an application crash resulting in denial of service.
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