This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-426 - Untrusted Search Path
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to application uses by default the
C:\.git folder. A local user with ability to write files into the said directory can place a malicious file into it and execute it with elevated privileges.
Users of the Microsoft fork of Git are vulnerable simply by starting a Git Bash.Mitigation
Update the affected package git to version 2.35.3-1.Vulnerable software versions
Arch Linux: All versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.