Ubuntu 5686-2: Git vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5686-2
November 17, 2022

git vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM

Summary:

Git could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it
received specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- git: fast, scalable, distributed revision control system

Details:

USN-5686-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Git. This update
provides the corresponding fix for CVE-2022-39260 on Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

  Kevin Backhouse discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain command
  strings. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or
  arbitrary code execution.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   git                             1:2.7.4-0ubuntu1.10+esm3

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5686-2
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5686-1
   CVE-2022-39260

Ubuntu 5686-2: Git vulnerability

November 17, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM Summary: Git could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it received specially crafted input. Software Description: - git: fast, scalable, distributed revision control system Details: USN-5686-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Git. This update provides the corresponding fix for CVE-2022-39260 on Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Kevin Backhouse discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain command strings. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or arbitrary code execution.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: git 1:2.7.4-0ubuntu1.10+esm3 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5686-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5686-1

CVE-2022-39260

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5686-2

Package Information

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