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<title>git: git-daemon Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
An error in git-daemon might lead to a Denial of Service via resource
consumption.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">git</product>
<announced>July 12, 2009</announced>
<revised>July 12, 2009: 01</revised>
<bug>273905</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-util/git" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.6.3.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.6.3.3</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
git - the stupid content tracker, the revision control system used by
the Linux kernel team.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Shawn O. Pearce reported that git-daemon runs into an infinite loop
when handling requests that contain unrecognized arguments.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote unauthenticated attacker could send a specially crafted
request to git-daemon, possibly leading to a Denial of Service (CPU
consumption).
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All git users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=dev-util/git-1.6.3.3&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2108">CVE-2009-2108</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 10 Jul 2009 18:02:51 +0000">
craig
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 11 Jul 2009 00:41:19 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 11 Jul 2009 00:41:24 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
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