Upstream information

CVE-2011-1027 at MITRE

Description

Off-by-one error in the convert_query_hexchar function in html.c in cgit.cgi in cgit before 0.8.3.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a string composed of a % (percent) character followed by invalid hex characters, as demonstrated by a %gg sequence.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 677313 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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