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CVE-2022-29187 Detail

Current Description

Git is a distributed revision control system. Git prior to versions 2.37.1, 2.36.2, 2.35.4, 2.34.4, 2.33.4, 2.32.3, 2.31.4, and 2.30.5, is vulnerable to privilege escalation in all platforms. An unsuspecting user could still be affected by the issue reported in CVE-2022-24765, for example when navigating as root into a shared tmp directory that is owned by them, but where an attacker could create a git repository. Versions 2.37.1, 2.36.2, 2.35.4, 2.34.4, 2.33.4, 2.32.3, 2.31.4, and 2.30.5 contain a patch for this issue. The simplest way to avoid being affected by the exploit described in the example is to avoid running git as root (or an Administrator in Windows), and if needed to reduce its use to a minimum. While a generic workaround is not possible, a system could be hardened from the exploit described in the example by removing any such repository if it exists already and creating one as root to block any future attacks.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2022/Nov/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/07/14/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.blog/2022-04-12-git-security-vulnerability-announced Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/git/git/security/advisories/GHSA-j342-m5hw-rr3v Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/DDI325LOO2XBDDKLINOAQJEG6MHAURZE/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/TRZG5CDUQ27OWTPC5MQOR4UASNXHWEZS/
https://lore.kernel.org/git/xmqqv8s2fefi.fsf@gitster.g/T/#u Mailing List  Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213496

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-282 Improper Ownership Management Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  
CWE-427 Uncontrolled Search Path Element Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-29187
NVD Published Date:
07/12/2022
NVD Last Modified:
11/08/2022
Source:
GitHub, Inc.