This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform directory traversal attacks.
The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when reading from the ".git" directory. A remote attacker can prepare a specially crafted ".git" file with directory traversal characters in file names and force the application to read these files from the local system. This can result in checking for existence of a specific files on the system or perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
GitPython: 3.0.0 - 3.1.36Fixed software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?