git (SSA:2023-046-02)
From: Slackware Security Team <>
Subject: [slackware-security] git (SSA:2023-046-02)
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 11:51:52 -0800 (PST)

Hash: SHA1

[slackware-security] git (SSA:2023-046-02)

New git packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0,
and -current to fix security issues.

Here are the details from the Slackware 15.0 ChangeLog:
patches/packages/git-2.35.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz: Upgraded.
This update fixes security issues:
Using a specially-crafted repository, Git can be tricked into using
its local clone optimization even when using a non-local transport.
Though Git will abort local clones whose source $GIT_DIR/objects
directory contains symbolic links (c.f., CVE-2022-39253), the objects
directory itself may still be a symbolic link.
These two may be combined to include arbitrary files based on known
paths on the victim's filesystem within the malicious repository's
working copy, allowing for data exfiltration in a similar manner as
By feeding a crafted input to "git apply", a path outside the
working tree can be overwritten as the user who is running "git
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:

Updated package for Slackware 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.1:

Updated package for Slackware 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.2:

Updated package for Slackware 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 15.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 14.0 package:
a526556bbddfbaa01cdb4332325107dc git-2.30.8-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
38ce3e7dff136d964714e8fa6f43d18c git-2.30.8-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware 14.1 package:
8ec5136dac11c68e30f17ba7026f50b7 git-2.30.8-i486-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.1 package:
de60fa818a29bd0ea12ac4dc4737844d git-2.30.8-x86_64-1_slack14.1.txz

Slackware 14.2 package:
7a441db9224ab67a0243a89f1fe0afc2 git-2.30.8-i586-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.2 package:
9f3b54344f2a56b69178fd485abb6419 git-2.30.8-x86_64-1_slack14.2.txz

Slackware 15.0 package:
838afcf8c90b71ebf068bc7d48f8aa7c git-2.35.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 15.0 package:
8b419dff69edf2f63b89c75918a1b0da git-2.35.7-x86_64-1_slack15.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
fbef317c572024fcfa96bec120875a24 d/git-2.39.2-i586-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
7bcf831465983f40555012389f3958cb d/git-2.39.2-x86_64-1.txz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg git-2.35.7-i586-1_slack15.0.txz


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