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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-8568

The git_commit_message function in oid.c in libgit2 before 0.24.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a cat-file command with a crafted object file.
Publish Date : 2017-02-03 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-8568

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 23 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 24 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 25 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libgit2 Project Libgit2 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Opensuse Leap 42.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Linux Enterprise 12.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Libgit2 Project Libgit2 1
Opensuse Leap 2
Opensuse Opensuse 1
Suse Linux Enterprise 1

- References For CVE-2016-8568
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:3097
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2017:0184
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2017:0208
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2017:0195[email protected]/message/4E77DG5KGQ7L34U75QY7O6NIPKZNQHQJ/
BID 93466 libgit2 CVE-2016-8568 Out-of-Bounds Read Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-10-11
MLIST [oss-security] 20161008 Re: CVE request: invalid memory accesses parsing object files in libgit2[email protected]/message/XVUEIG6EESZB6BRU2IE3F5NRUEHMAEKC/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-505d7fe198[email protected]/message/X3JBSNJAXP7JA3TGE2NPNRTD77JXFG4E/
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-616a35205b

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-8568

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