DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the substr function in parsing.c in cgit 0.9.0.3 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an empty username in the "Author" field in a commit.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- openSUSE-SU-2012:1421-1, published Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:11:53 +0100 (CET)
- openSUSE-SU-2012:1422-1, published Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:12:06 +0100 (CET)
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|openSUSE Tumbleweed|| ||Patchnames: |
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA cgit-1.0-1.3
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 13:06:59 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:46:19 2022