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USN-6050-1: Git vulnerabilities

1 May 2023

Several security issues were fixed in Git.

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Releases

Packages

  • git - fast, scalable, distributed revision control system

Details

It was discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain commands.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to overwriting some paths.
(CVE-2023-25652)

Maxime Escourbiac and Yassine BENGANA discovered that Git incorrectly
handled some gettext machinery. An attacker could possibly use this issue
to allows the malicious placement of crafted messages. (CVE-2023-25815)

André Baptista and Vítor Pinho discovered that Git incorrectly handled
certain configurations. An attacker could possibly use this issue
to arbitrary configuration injection. (CVE-2023-29007)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 23.04
Ubuntu 22.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-6050-2: git-gui, git-daemon-sysvinit, git-el, git-mediawiki, git-man, gitweb, git-arch, git-all, git-email, git-doc, git-cvs, git-svn, git-core, gitk, git-daemon-run, git