SUSE-SU-2016:2969-1: moderate: Security update for libgit2

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Fri Dec 2 07:08:38 MST 2016

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for libgit2

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:2969-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1003810 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-8568 CVE-2016-8569
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


   libgit2 was updated to fix two security issues.

   These security issues were fixed:
   - CVE-2016-8568: Read out-of-bounds in git_oid_nfmt (bsc#1003810).
   - CVE-2016-8569: DoS caused by a NULL pointer dereference in
     git_commit_message (bsc#1003810).

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2016-1741=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2 (x86_64):



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