CVE-2020-12278

NameCVE-2020-12278
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in libgit2 before 0.28.4 and 0.9x before 0.99.0. path.c mishandles equivalent filenames that exist because of NTFS Alternate Data Streams. This may allow remote code execution when cloning a repository. This issue is similar to CVE-2019-1352.
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ReferencesDLA-2936-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libgit2 (PTS)buster0.27.7+dfsg.1-0.2vulnerable
bullseye1.1.0+dfsg.1-4fixed
bookworm, sid1.5.1+ds-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libgit2sourcestretch0.25.1+really0.24.6-1+deb9u1DLA-2936-1
libgit2source(unstable)0.28.4+dfsg.1-2

Notes

[buster] - libgit2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue; only problematic when used on NTFS like filesystem)
[jessie] - libgit2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue; only problematic when used on NTFS like filesystem)
https://github.com/libgit2/libgit2/commit/3f7851eadca36a99627ad78cbe56a40d3776ed01
https://github.com/libgit2/libgit2/commit/e1832eb20a7089f6383cfce474f213157f5300cb

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