Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5357-1 git -- security update

Date Reported:
23 Feb 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1031310.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-22490, CVE-2023-23946.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in git, a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system.

  • CVE-2023-22490

    yvvdwf found a data exfiltration vulnerability while performing local clone from malicious repository even using a non-local transport.

  • CVE-2023-23946

    Joern Schneeweisz found a path traversal vulnerability in git-apply where a path outside the working tree can be overwritten as the acting user.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.30.2-1+deb11u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your git packages.

For the detailed security status of git please refer to its security tracker page at: