USN-5464-1: e2fsprogs vulnerability
7 June 2022
e2fsprogs could be made to crash or possibly run programs if it processed a specially crafted file system image.
- e2fsprogs - ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities
Nils Bars discovered that e2fsprogs incorrectly handled certain file
systems. A local attacker could use this issue with a crafted file
system image to possibly 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.