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USN-5871-2: Git regression

USN-5871-2: Git regression




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04


USN-5871-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Git. A backport fixing part of the vulnerability in CVE-2023-22490 was required. This update fix this for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Original advisory details: It was discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain repositories. An attacker could use this issue to make Git uses its local clone optimization even when using a non-local transport. (CVE-2023-22490) Update Instructions: Run `sudo pro fix USN-5871-2` to fix the vulnerability. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: git – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 gitweb – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-all – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-daemon-sysvinit – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-el – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 gitk – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-gui – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-mediawiki – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-daemon-run – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-man – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-doc – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-svn – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-cvs – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 git-email – 1:2.17.1-1ubuntu0.17 No subscription required

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2023-22490.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • cflinuxfs3
    • All versions prior to 0.354.0
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions prior to 27.0.0


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 0.354.0 or greater
  • CF Deployment
    • Upgrade all versions to 27.0.0 or greater


2023-03-23: Initial vulnerability report published.

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