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Pardus: 2010-103: Git: Arbitrary Code Execution Print E-mail
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A vulnerability has been fixed in Git which can be exploited by malicious people to execute arbitrary code
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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2010-103           security@pardus.org.tr
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      Date: 2010-08-09
  Severity: 3
      Type: Remote
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Summary
======
A vulnerability has been  fixed  in  Git  which  can  be  exploited  by
malicious people to execute arbitrary code


Description
==========
An exploitable buffer overrun was fixed in git. In  particular,  if  an
attacker were to create a crafted working copy where the user runs  any
git command, the attacker could force execution of arbitrary code.


Affected packages:

  Pardus 2009:
    git, all before 1.7.2.1-92-15


Resolution
=========
There are update(s) for git. You can update them via Package Manager or
with a single command from console:

    pisi up git

References
=========
  * http://bugs.pardus.org.tr/show_bug.cgi?id898
  * https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-2542

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