Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5234-1 fish -- security update

Date Reported:
21 Sep 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-20001.
More information:

An arbitrary code execution vulnerability was disovered in fish, a command line shell. When using the default configuraton of fish, changing to a directory automatically ran `git` commands in order to display information about the current repository in the prompt. Such repositories can contain per-repository configuration that change the behavior of git, including running arbitrary commands.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 3.1.2-3+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your fish packages.

For the detailed security status of fish please refer to its security tracker page at: