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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0119
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0119
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0119

Vulnerability Insight:
There is a buffer overflow vulnerability possibly leading to remote code execution in git. It can happen while pushing or cloning a repository with a large filename or a large number of nested trees (CVE-2016-2315, CVE-2016-2324). The git package has been updated to version 2.7.4, which fixes this issue, as well as several other bugs. The cgit package bundles git, and its bundled copy of git has also been updated to version 2.7.4.

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-2315
BugTraq ID: 84355
Debian Security Information: DSA-3521 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:0496
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:0796 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2016:0798 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0802 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0803 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0826 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0829 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0831 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0832 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0958 (Google Search)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-2324
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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