CVE-2021-29468

Description


Cygwin Git is a patch set for the git command line tool for the cygwin environment. A specially crafted repository that contains symbolic links as well as files with backslash characters in the file name may cause just-checked out code to be executed while checking out a repository using Git on Cygwin. The problem will be patched in the Cygwin Git v2.31.1-2 release. At time of writing, the vulnerability is present in the upstream Git source code; any Cygwin user who compiles Git for themselves from upstream sources should manually apply a patch to mitigate the vulnerability. As mitigation users should not clone or pull from repositories from untrusted sources. CVE-2019-1354 was an equivalent vulnerability in Git for Visual Studio.

Related CPE's


CvssV3 impact


BaseSeverity

HIGH

ConfidentialityImpact

HIGH

AttackComplexity

LOW

Scope

UNCHANGED

AttackVector

NETWORK

AvailabilityImpact

HIGH

IntegrityImpact

HIGH

PrivilegesRequired

NONE

BaseScore

8.8

VectorString

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Version

3.1

UserInteraction

REQUIRED

CvssV2 impact


AccessComplexity

MEDIUM

ConfidentialityImpact

PARTIAL

AvailabilityImpact

PARTIAL

IntegrityImpact

PARTIAL

BaseScore

6.8

VectorString

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Version

2.0

AccessVector

NETWORK

Authentication

NONE