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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2019-5094: Security patch for e2fsprogs (ALAS-2020-1509)

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Amazon Linux AMI 2: CVE-2019-5094: Security patch for e2fsprogs (ALAS-2020-1509)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/24/2019
Created
10/28/2020
Added
10/28/2020
Modified
10/28/2020

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-e2fsprogs
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-e2fsprogs-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-e2fsprogs-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-e2fsprogs-libs
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-e2fsprogs-static
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libcom_err
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libcom_err-devel
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libss
  • amazon-linux-ami-2-upgrade-libss-devel

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