Ubuntu 5810-2: Git regression | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5810-2
January 19, 2023

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

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

USN-5810-1 introduced a regression in Git.

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

Details:

USN-5810-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Git. This update introduced a regression as it
was missing some commit lines. This update fixes the problem.

Original advisory details:

 Markus Vervier and Eric Sesterhenn discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain
 gitattributes. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash
 or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-23521)

 Joern Schneeweisz discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain commands.
 An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute
 arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-41903)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  git                             1:2.25.1-1ubuntu3.8

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  git                             1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5810-2
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5810-1
  https://launchpad.net/bugs/2003246

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.25.1-1ubuntu3.8
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15

Ubuntu 5810-2: Git regression

January 19, 2023
USN-5810-1 introduced a regression in Git.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: USN-5810-1 introduced a regression in Git. Software Description: - git: fast, scalable, distributed revision control system Details: USN-5810-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Git. This update introduced a regression as it was missing some commit lines. This update fixes the problem. Original advisory details: Markus Vervier and Eric Sesterhenn discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain gitattributes. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-23521) Joern Schneeweisz discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain commands. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-41903)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: git 1:2.25.1-1ubuntu3.8 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: git 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5810-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5810-1

https://launchpad.net/bugs/2003246

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5810-2

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.25.1-1ubuntu3.8 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/git/1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15

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