#VU75485 Insufficient verification of data authenticity in Git for Windows

Published: 2023-04-25 | Updated: 2023-06-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU75485

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-25815


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Git for Windows
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: Git for Windows


The vulnerability allows a local user to tamper with Git messages.

The vulnerability exists due to the way Git processes localized messages. A local user on a multi-user machine can display a malicious message to the user.

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Vulnerable software versions

Git for Windows: 2.0.0 -

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Q & A

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.

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