On September 28, 2021, we received notice from the developer Axosoft regarding a vulnerability in a dependency of their popular git GUI client – GitKraken. An underlying issue with a dependency, called `keypair`, resulted in the GitKraken client generating weak SSH keys.
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GitHub’s bug bounty team is excited to kick off Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a spotlight on two security researchers who participate in the GitHub Security Bug Bounty Program.
We put out a call to open source developers and security researchers to talk about the security vulnerability disclosure process. Here’s what we found.
Between July 21, 2021 and August 13, 2021 we received reports through one of our private security bug bounty programs from researchers regarding vulnerabilities in tar and @npmcli/arborist.
We’re changing which keys are supported in SSH and removing unencrypted Git protocol. Only users connecting via SSH or git:// will be affected. If your Git remotes start with https://, nothing in this post will affect you. If you’re an SSH user, read on for the details and timeline.
The benefits of multifactor authentication are widely documented, and there are a number of options for using 2FA on GitHub.
GitHub’s supply chain security features are now available for Go modules, which will help the Go community discover, report, and prevent security vulnerabilities.