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A git security update has been released for Fedora 36.



SECURITY: Fedora 36 Update: git-2.40.1-1.fc36

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2023-003e7d2867
2023-05-12 02:08:16.512557
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Name : git
Product : Fedora 36
Version : 2.40.1
Release : 1.fc36
URL : https://git-scm.com/
Summary : Fast Version Control System
Description :
Git is a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system with an
unusually rich command set that provides both high-level operations
and full access to internals.

The git rpm installs common set of tools which are usually using with
small amount of dependencies. To install all git packages, including
tools for integrating with other SCMs, install the git-all meta-package.

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Update Information:

update to 2.40.1 (CVE-2023-25652, CVE-2023-25815, CVE-2023-29007) Refer to the
release notes for 2.30.9 for details of each CVE as well as the following
security advisories from the git project:
https://github.com/git/git/security/advisories/GHSA-2hvf-7c8p-28fx
(CVE-2023-25652)
https://github.com/git/git/security/advisories/GHSA-v48j-4xgg-4844
(CVE-2023-29007) (At this time there is no upstream advisory for
CVE-2023-25815. This issue does not affect the Fedora packages as we do not use
the runtime prefix support.) Release notes:
https://github.com/git/git/raw/v2.30.9/Documentation/RelNotes/2.30.9.txt
https://github.com/git/git/raw/v2.40.1/Documentation/RelNotes/2.40.1.txt
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Apr 25 2023 Todd Zullinger - 2.40.1-1
- update to 2.40.1 (CVE-2023-25652, CVE-2023-25815, CVE-2023-29007)
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #2188333 - CVE-2023-25652 git: by feeding specially crafted input to `git apply --reject`, a path outside the working tree can be overwritten with partially controlled contents
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2188333
[ 2 ] Bug #2188338 - CVE-2023-29007 git: arbitrary configuration injection when renaming or deleting a section from a configuration file
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2188338
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This update can be installed with the "dnf" update program. Use
su -c 'dnf upgrade --advisory FEDORA-2023-003e7d2867' at the command
line. For more information, refer to the dnf documentation available at
http://dnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/command_ref.html#upgrade-command-label

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