USN-5711-2: NTFS-3G vulnerability
3 November 2022
NTFS-3G could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator if it mounted a specially crafted disk.
- ntfs-3g - read/write NTFS driver for FUSE
USN-5711-1 fixed a vulnerability in NTFS-3G. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Yuchen Zeng and Eduardo Vela discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly validated
certain NTFS metadata. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to
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-5711-1: ntfs-3g, ntfs-3g-dev, libntfs-3g883, libntfs-3g89, libntfs-3g88