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USN-5511-1: Git vulnerabilities

13 July 2022

Git could be made to run arbitrary commands as an administrator if it received specially crafted inputs.

Releases

Packages

  • git - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system

Details

Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón discovered that an issue related to CVE-2022-24765
still affected Git. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
run arbitrary commands as administrator. (CVE-2022-29187)

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.

References