CVE-2010-2542

NameCVE-2010-2542
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the is_git_directory function in setup.c in Git before 1.7.2.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a long gitdir: field in a .git file in a working copy.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2114-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs590026

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
git-coresource(unstable)1:1.7.1-1.1low590026
git-coresourcelenny1:1.5.6.5-3+lenny3.1highDSA-2114-1

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