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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-5188: Security patch for e2fsprogs ((Multiple Advisories))

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-5188: Security patch for e2fsprogs ((Multiple Advisories))

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/08/2020
Created
12/22/2020
Added
12/19/2020
Modified
01/15/2021

Description

A code execution vulnerability exists in the directory rehashing functionality of E2fsprogs e2fsck 1.45.4. A specially crafted ext4 directory can cause an out-of-bounds write on the stack, resulting in code execution. An attacker can corrupt a partition to trigger this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-e2fsprogs

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