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A git security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 11 to address multiple security issues.

DSA 5357-1: git security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5357-1 Aron Xu
February 23, 2023
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Package : git
CVE ID : CVE-2023-22490 CVE-2023-23946
Debian Bug : 1031310

Brief introduction


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


Joern Schneeweisz found a path traversal vulnerbility in git-apply
that a path outside the working tree can be overwritten as the acting

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:

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