CVE-2007-5159

Published: 01 October 2007

The ntfs-3g package before 1.913-2.fc7 in Fedora 7, and an ntfs-3g package in Ubuntu 7.10/Gutsy, assign incorrect permissions (setuid root) to mount.ntfs-3g, which allows local users with fuse group membership to read from and write to arbitrary block devices, possibly involving a file descriptor leak.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
ntfs-3g
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1:1.913-2)