Upstream information

CVE-2012-4465 at MITRE

Description

Heap-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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 783012 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • cgit >= 1.0-1.3
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA cgit