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USN-5871-2: Git regression

2 March 2023

USN-5871-1 caused a regression.

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Releases

Packages

  • git - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system

Details

USN-5871-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Git. A backport fixing
part of the vulnerability in CVE-2023-22490 was required.
This update fix this for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain repositories.
An attacker could use this issue to make Git uses its local
clone optimization even when using a non-local transport.
(CVE-2023-22490)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5871-1: git-all, git-daemon-sysvinit, git-doc, git-el, git-svn, git-mediawiki, git-cvs, git-arch, gitk, git-daemon-run, git-core, git, git-man, gitweb, git-gui, git-email