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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-2542: Git: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-2542: Git: Privilege escalation

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/11/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the is_git_directory function in setup.c in Git before 1.7.2.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a long gitdir: field in a .git file in a working copy.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-vcs-git

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