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 vulnerability
Informations
Name USN-4142-1 First vendor Publication 2019-09-30
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-09-30
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

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

e2fsprogs could be made to execute arbitrary code if it is running in a crafted ext4 partition.

Software Description: - e2fsprogs: ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities

Details:

It was discovered that e2fsprogs incorrectly handled certain ext4 partitions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
e2fsprogs 1.44.6-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
e2fsprogs 1.44.1-1ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
e2fsprogs 1.42.13-1ubuntu1.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4142-1
CVE-2019-5094

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.44.6-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.44.1-1ubuntu1.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.42.13-1ubuntu1.1

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4142-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

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

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 2
Application 1
Application 1
Os 5
Os 3
Os 2

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Date Informations
2019-09-30 17:22:27
  • Multiple Updates
2019-09-30 17:19:12
  • First insertion