Stack-based buffer overflow in the is_git_directory function in
setup.c in Git before 126.96.36.199 allows local users to gain privileges
via a long gitdir: field in a .git file in a working copy.
Can 188.8.131.52 go stable?
+1 on stable.
Arches, please test and mark stable:
Target keywords : "alpha amd64 arm hppa ia64 ppc ppc64 s390 sh sparc x86"
Stable for PPC.
Please remove the blocker if this isn't relevant enough to stop stabilisation.
Stable on alpha.
Stable for HPPA.
GLSA request filed.
Removing the HPPA blocker bug as it's general to HPPA, and has not blocked stablization.
This issue was resolved and addressed in
GLSA 201401-06 at http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201401-06.xml
by GLSA coordinator Sergey Popov (pinkbyte).