Upstream information

CVE-2016-1901 at MITRE


Integer overflow in the authenticate_post function in CGit before 0.12 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a large value in the Content-Length HTTP header, which triggers a buffer overflow.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 961916 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 13.1
  • cgit >= 0.12-11.6.1
  • cgit-debuginfo >= 0.12-11.6.1
  • cgit-debugsource >= 0.12-11.6.1
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • cgit >= 0.12-6.1
  • cgit-debuginfo >= 0.12-6.1
  • cgit-debugsource >= 0.12-6.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • cgit >= 1.0-1.3
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA cgit