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CVE-2022-42906 Detail

Description

powerline-gitstatus (aka Powerline Gitstatus) before 1.3.2 allows arbitrary code execution. git repositories can contain per-repository configuration that changes the behavior of git, including running arbitrary commands. When using powerline-gitstatus, changing to a directory automatically runs git commands in order to display information about the current repository in the prompt. If an attacker can convince a user to change their current directory to one controlled by the attacker, such as in a shared filesystem or extracted archive, powerline-gitstatus will run arbitrary commands under the attacker's control. NOTE: this is similar to CVE-2022-20001.


Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/jaspernbrouwer/powerline-gitstatus/issues/45 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/jaspernbrouwer/powerline-gitstatus/releases/tag/v1.3.2 Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2023/01/msg00017.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-42906
NVD Published Date:
10/12/2022
NVD Last Modified:
01/20/2023
Source:
MITRE