A vulnerability has been found in libgit2 which could result in privilege escalation.
|dev-libs/libgit2 on all architectures
libgit2 is a portable, pure C implementation of the Git core methods provided as a re-entrant linkable library with a solid API.
A vulnerability has been discovered in libgit2. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
Usages of a malicious crafted Git repository could allow the creator of the repository to elevate privileges to those of the user accessing the repository.
Administrators can ensure that their usages of libgit2 only interact with repositories which have only been modified by trusted users.
All libgit2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libgit2-1.4.4"
January 14, 2024
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