|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2020-5260
|CWE ID|| CWE-522
|Public exploit||Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.|
Client/Desktop applications / Software for system administration
This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: Yes [Search exploit]Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to the Git can be tricked into sending private credentials to a host controlled by an attacker. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted URL to "git clone" that will present stored credentials for any host to a host of their choosing.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Git: 2.17.0, 2.17.1, 2.17.2, 2.17.3, 2.18.0, 2.18.1, 2.18.2, 2.19.0, 2.19.1, 2.19.2, 2.19.3, 2.20.0, 2.20.1, 2.20.2, 2.21.0, 2.21.1, 2.22.0, 2.22.1, 2.22.2, 2.23.0, 2.23.1, 2.24.0, 2.24.1, 2.25.0, 2.25.1, 2.25.2, 2.26.0CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.