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PostPosted: Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 202003-42 ] libgit2 Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libgit2: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 202003-42)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2020-03-19
Bug(s): #702522
ID: 202003-42

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libgit2, the worst of
which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.


Background

libgit2 is a portable, pure C implementation of the Git core methods
provided as a re-entrant linkable library with a solid API.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/libgit2
Vulnerable: < 0.28.4
Unaffected: >= 0.28.4
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libgit2. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

An attacker could possibly overwrite arbitrary paths, execute arbitrary
code, and overwrite files in the .git directory.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libgit2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libgit2-0.28.4"
   


References

CVE-2019-1348
CVE-2019-1350
CVE-2019-1387
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