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USN-5376-3: Git regression

26 April 2022

UNS-5376-1 was missing patches to properly fix the addressed issues.

Releases

Packages

  • git - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system

Details

USN-5376-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Git, some patches were missing to properly fix
the issue. This update fixes the problem.

Original advisory details:

俞晨东 discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain repository paths
in platforms with multiple users support. An attacker could possibly use
this issue to run arbitrary commands.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 21.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.