[SECURITY] Fedora 14 Update: cgit-0.9-1.fc14

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-03-07 20:38:05

Name        : cgit
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 0.9
Release     : 1.fc14
URL         : http://hjemli.net/git/cgit/
Summary     : A fast web interface for git
Description :
Cgit is a fast web interface for git.  It uses caching to increase performance.

Update Information:

In addition to closing a DOS vulnerability (thanks to Jim Meyering), this upstream feature release adds the following enhancements:

* Support for side-by-side diffs
* Support for repo content in "about" view
* Improved integration with gitolite/gitweb
* Support for git notes in commit/log view
* Support for graph in log view (similar to 'git log --graph')
* Improved handling/display of path filters
* Clients can modify diff view parameters
* Support for directory listings in plain view
* Support for remote branches
* Support for range searches in log view (like 'git log master ^stable)
* Support for expansion of environment vars in certain cgitrc options, which can simplify virtual hosting

The release announcement has a more complete changelog:



* Sun Mar  6 2011 Todd Zullinger <tmz at pobox.com> - 0.9-1
- Update to 0.9
- Fixes: CVE-2011-1027
- Generate and install man page and html docs
- Use libcurl-devel on RHEL >= 6
- Include example filter scripts
- Update example cgitrc
* Tue Feb  8 2011 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at lists.fedoraproject.org> -
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_15_Mass_Rebuild

  [ 1 ] Bug #680905 - CVE-2011-1027 cgit: invalid hex escape (e.g., %GG) in query triggers infinite loop

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update cgit' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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