[ANNOUNCE] Git v2.37.1 and others

Junio C Hamano gitster at pobox.com
Tue Jul 12 18:06:57 BST 2022

Git v2.37.1, together with v2.30.5, v2.31.4, v2.32.3, v2.33.4,
v2.34.4, v2.35.4, and v2.36.2 for older maintenance tracks, are now
available at the usual places.

These are to address CVE-2022-29187, where the fixes in v2.36.1 and
below to address CVE-2022-24765 released earlier may not have been

The tarballs are found at:


The following public repositories all have a copy of the 'v2.37.1'
tag and other tags for older maintenance tracks.

  url = https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/git/git
  url = https://kernel.googlesource.com/pub/scm/git/git
  url = git://repo.or.cz/alt-git.git
  url = https://github.com/gitster/git


Git 2.37.1 Release Notes

This release merges up the fixes that appear in v2.30.5, v2.31.4,
v2.32.3, v2.33.4, v2.34.4, v2.35.4, and v2.36.2 to address the
security issue CVE-2022-29187; see the release notes for these
versions for details.

Fixes since Git 2.37

 * Rewrite of "git add -i" in C that appeared in Git 2.25 didn't
   correctly record a removed file to the index, which is an old
   regression but has become widely known because the C version has
   become the default in the latest release.

 * Fix for CVE-2022-29187.


Git v2.30.5 Release Notes

This release contains minor fix-ups for the changes that went into
Git 2.30.3 and 2.30.4, addressing CVE-2022-29187.

 * The safety check that verifies a safe ownership of the Git
   worktree is now extended to also cover the ownership of the Git
   directory (and the `.git` file, if there is any).

Carlo Marcelo Arenas Belón (1):
      setup: tighten ownership checks post CVE-2022-24765

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