#VU23555 Incorrect default permissions


Published: 2019-12-12

Vulnerability identifier: #VU23555

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-1353

CWE-ID: CWE-276

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Git
Client/Desktop applications / Software for system administration

Vendor: Git

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists to due none of the NTFS protections are active when accessing a working directory on a regular Windows drive. A local user with access to the system can view contents of files and directories or modify them.

Note: This vulnerability occurs when running Git in the Windows Subsystem for Linux (also known as "WSL").

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Git: 2.24.0, 2.23.0, 2.22.0 - 2.22.1, 2.21.0, 2.20.0 - 2.20.1, 2.19.0 - 2.19.2, 2.17.0 - 2.17.2, 2.16.0 - 2.16.5, 2.15.0 - 2.15.3, 2.14.0 - 2.14.5, 2.18.0 - 2.18.1


CPE

External links
http://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!topic/git-packagers/AWRBO_5gqa4


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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