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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2324: git path_name() integer truncation and overflow leading to buffer overflow

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-2324: git path_name() integer truncation and overflow leading to buffer overflow

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/08/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Integer overflow in Git before 2.7.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a (1) long filename or (2) many nested trees, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-git

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