USN-4142-1: e2fsprogs vulnerability
30 September 2019
e2fsprogs could be made to execute arbitrary code if it is running in a crafted ext4 partition.
- e2fsprogs - ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities
It was discovered that e2fsprogs incorrectly handled certain ext4 partitions.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-4142-2: e2fslibs, comerr-dev, e2fslibs-dev, e2fsck-static, libcomerr2, ss-dev, e2fsprogs, e2fsprogs-udeb, libss2