CVE-2023-4759

CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Sep 12, 2023
Updated: Apr 26, 2024
CWE ID 59
CWE ID 178

Summary

CVE-2023-4759 is a vulnerability found in Eclipse JGit versions <= 6.6.0.202305301015-r. It allows for arbitrary file overwrite when a symbolic link is present in a specially crafted git repository and cloned or checked out on a case-insensitive filesystem. This vulnerability can be exploited for remote code execution if the file written outside the working tree is a git filter executed on a subsequent git command. The issue affects various products, including ia6e6h, taskr5, ibeNEw, and more. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update to a version of Eclipse JGit that is higher than 6.6.0.202305301015-r. The potential danger it poses to an organization is high, as it can lead to unauthorized remote code execution and compromise the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive data stored in the affected systems.

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