CVE-2019-5094

Published: 24 September 2019

An exploitable code execution vulnerability exists in the quota file functionality of E2fsprogs 1.45.3. A specially crafted ext4 partition can cause an out-of-bounds write on the heap, resulting in code execution. An attacker can corrupt a partition to trigger this vulnerability.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.7

Status

Package Release Status
e2fsprogs
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1.45.4-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (1.44.1-1ubuntu1.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.42.13-1ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (1.42.9-3ubuntu1.3+esm1)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/fs/ext2/e2fsprogs.git/commit/?h=maint&id=8dbe7b475ec5e91ed767239f0e85880f416fc384