openSUSE-SU-2018:2502-1: important: Security update for libgit2

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for libgit2

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2502-1
Rating: important
References: #1095219 #1100612 #1100613 #1104641
Cross-References: CVE-2018-10887 CVE-2018-10888 CVE-2018-11235
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 15.0

An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for libgit2 to version 0.26.5 fixes the following issues:

The following security vulnerabilities were addressed:

– CVE-2018-10887: Fixed an integer overflow which in turn leads to an out
of bound read, allowing to read the base object, which could be
exploited by an attacker to cause denial of service (DoS) (bsc#1100613).
– CVE-2018-10888: Fixed an out-of-bound read while reading a binary delta
file, which could be exploited by an attacker t ocause a denial of
service (DoS) (bsc#1100612).
– CVE-2018-11235: Fixed a remote code execution, which could occur with a
crafted .gitmodules file (bsc#1095219)
– CVE-2018-15501: Prevent out-of-bounds reads when processing
smart-protocol “ng” packets (bsc#1104641)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-922=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (i586 x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (x86_64):



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