CVSS 3.1 Score 6.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Apr 19, 2024
CWE ID 732


CVE-2024-32478 is a vulnerability in Git Credential Manager (GCM) prior to version 2.5.0, where the Debian package does not set root ownership on installed files. This allows user 1001 on a multi-user system to replace the binary and gain other users' privileges. The vulnerability has a base severity score of 6.9 and requires high privileges and user interaction to exploit it. It has a medium base severity rating and poses a high risk to organizations as it can result in the compromise of confidentiality and integrity of critical resources. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update to version 2.5.0 or later of Git Credential Manager.

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