Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Summary
Title e2fsprogs: Arbitrary code execution
Informations
Name GLSA-202003-05 First vendor Publication 2020-03-13
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2020-03-13
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 4.6 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Synopsis

A vulnerability in e2fsprogs might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Background

e2fsprogs is a set of utilities for maintaining the ext2, ext3 and ext4
file systems.

Description

It was discovered that e2fsprogs incorrectly handled certain ext4
partitions.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted corrupted file system using e2fsck, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All e2fsprogs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-fs/e2fsprogs-1.45.4"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-5094 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5094

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-05

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-05.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1

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Date Informations
2020-03-13 05:18:07
  • First insertion