CVE-2020-12279

Published: 27 April 2020

An issue was discovered in libgit2 before 0.28.4 and 0.9x before 0.99.0. checkout.c mishandles equivalent filenames that exist because of NTFS short names. This may allow remote code execution when cloning a repository. This issue is similar to CVE-2019-1353.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
libgit2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(0.28.4+dfsg.1-2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needs triage