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Vulnerability of libgit2: denial of service via Repository Index File

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Repository Index File of libgit2, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable products: Fedora.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 21/03/2018.
Références of this bulletin: FEDORA-2018-4fb7cdd27f, VIGILANCE-VUL-25608.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via Repository Index File of libgit2, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Fedora.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 27: new libgit2 packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 27: libgit2 0.26.3-1.fc27
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