Felix Wilhelm discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain URLs that included newlines. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to trick Git into returning credential information for a wrong host.
CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2020-5260.
Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.
Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below. The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:
2020-04-14: Initial vulnerability report published.