openSUSE 15 Security Update : gitui (openSUSE-SU-2024:0135-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 197717



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The remote openSUSE 15 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the openSUSE- SU-2024:0135-1 advisory.

- update to version 0.26.2:
* respect configuration for remote when fetching (also applies to pulling)
* add : character to sign-off trailer to comply with Conventional Commits standard
* support overriding build_date for reproducible builds
- update vendored dependencies for CVE-2023-48795 (boo#1218264)

- Update to version 0.26.1:
* sign commits using openpgp
* support ssh commit signing (when user.signingKey and gpg.format = ssh of gitconfig are set; ssh-agent isn't yet supported)
* provide nightly builds (see
* more version info in gitui -V and help popup (including git hash)
* support core.commitChar filtering
* allow reset in branch popup
* respect configuration for remote when pushing Changed:
* Make info and error message popups scrollable
* clarify x86_64 linux binary in artifact names:
gitui-linux-x86_64.tar.gz (formerly known as musl) Fixes:
* add syntax highlighting support for more file types, e.g.
Typescript, TOML, etc.

- Update to version 0.25.1:
* support for new-line in text-input (e.g. commit message editor)
* add syntax highlighting for blame view
* allow aborting pending commit log search
* theme.ron now supports customizing line break symbol
* add confirmation for dialog for undo commit
* support prepare-commit-msg hook
* new style block_title_focused to allow customizing title text of focused frame/block
* allow fetch command in both tabs of branchlist popup
* check branch name validity while typing Changed:
* do not allow tagging when tag.gpgsign enabled until gpg-signing is supported Fixes:
* bump yanked dependency bumpalo to fix build from source
* pin ratatui version to fix building without locked cargo install gitui
* stash window empty after file history popup closes
* allow push to empty remote
* better diagnostics for theme file loading
* fix ordering of commits in diff view

- Update to version 0.24.3:
* log: fix major lag when going beyond last search hit
* parallelise log search - performance gain ~100%
* search message body/summary separately
* fix commit log not updating after branch switch
* fix stashlist not updating after pop/drop
* fix commit log corruption when tabbing in/out while parsing log
* fix performance problem in big repo with a lot of incoming commits
* fix error switching to a branch with '/' in the name
* search commits by message, author or files in diff
* support 'n'/'p' key to move to the next/prev hunk in diff component
* simplify theme overrides
* support for sign-off of commits
* switched from textwrap to bwrap for text wrapping
* more logging diagnostics when a repo cannot be
* added to anaconda
* visualize empty line substituted with content in diff better
* checkout branch works with non-empty status report
* jump to commit by SHA
* fix commit dialog char count for multibyte characters
* fix wrong hit highlighting in fuzzy find popup
* fix symlink support for configuration files
* fix expansion of ~ in commit.template
* fix hunk (un)staging/reset for # of context lines != 3
* fix delay when opening external editor

- Update to version 0.23.0
- Breaking Change
* focus_XYZ key bindings are merged into the move_XYZ set, so only one way to bind arrow-like keys from now on
- Added
* allow reset (soft,mixed,hard) from commit log
* support reword of commit from log
* fuzzy find branch
* list changes in commit message inside external editor
* allow detaching HEAD and checking out specific commit from log view
* add no-verify option on commits to not run hooks
* allow fetch on status tab
* allow copy file path on revision files and status tree
* print message of where log will be written if -l is set
* show remote branches in log
- Fixes
* fixed side effect of crossterm 0.26 on windows that caused double input of all keys
* commit msg history ordered the wrong way
* improve help documentation for amend cmd
* lag issue when showing files tab
* fix key binding shown in bottom bar for stash_open
* --bugreport does not require param
* edit-file command shown on commits msg
* crash on branches popup in small terminal
* edit command duplication
* syntax errors in key_bindings.ron will be logged
* Fix UI freeze when copying with xclip installed on Linux
* Fix UI freeze when copying with wl-copy installed on Linux
* commit hooks report 'command not found' on Windows with wsl2 installed
* crashes on entering submodules
* fix race issue: revlog messages sometimes appear empty
* default to tick-based updates
* add support for options handling in log and stashes views
- Changed
* minimum supported rust version bumped to 1.65 (thank you time crate)

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected gitui package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 197717

File Name: openSUSE-2024-0135-1.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 5/23/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-48795


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gitui, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.5

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/18/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-48795

IAVA: 2024-A-0236