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USN-5810-2: Git regression




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04


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: Run `sudo pro fix USN-5810-2` to fix the vulnerability. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: git – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 gitweb – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-gui – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-daemon-sysvinit – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-el – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 gitk – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-all – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-mediawiki – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-daemon-run – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-man – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-doc – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-svn – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-cvs – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 git-email – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.15 No subscription required

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is unknown unless otherwise noted.

  • cflinuxfs3
    • All versions prior to 0.351.0
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions prior to 26.4.0


Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below. The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • cflinuxfs3
    • Upgrade all versions to 0.351.0 or greater
  • CF Deployment
    • Upgrade all versions to 26.4.0 or greater



2023-02-24: Initial vulnerability report published.

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