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CVE-2023-23946 Detail

Description

Git, a revision control system, is vulnerable to path traversal prior to versions 2.39.2, 2.38.4, 2.37.6, 2.36.5, 2.35.7, 2.34.7, 2.33.7, 2.32.6, 2.31.7, and 2.30.8. By feeding a crafted input to `git apply`, a path outside the working tree can be overwritten as the user who is running `git apply`. A fix has been prepared and will appear in v2.39.2, v2.38.4, v2.37.6, v2.36.5, v2.35.7, v2.34.7, v2.33.7, v2.32.6, v2.31.7, and v2.30.8. As a workaround, use `git apply --stat` to inspect a patch before applying; avoid applying one that creates a symbolic link and then creates a file beyond the symbolic link.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/git/git/commit/c867e4fa180bec4750e9b54eb10f459030dbebfd Patch 
https://github.com/git/git/security/advisories/GHSA-r87m-v37r-cwfh Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202312-15

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-23946
NVD Published Date:
02/14/2023
NVD Last Modified:
12/27/2023
Source:
GitHub, Inc.