Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

FreeBSD: VID-AD3451B9-23E0-11EA-8B36-F1925A339A82 (CVE-2019-5094): e2fsprogs -- maliciously corrupted file systems can trigger buffer overruns in the quota code used by e2fsck

Back to Search

FreeBSD: VID-AD3451B9-23E0-11EA-8B36-F1925A339A82 (CVE-2019-5094): e2fsprogs -- maliciously corrupted file systems can trigger buffer overruns in the quota code used by e2fsck

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/23/2019
Created
12/24/2019
Added
12/22/2019
Modified
12/22/2019

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)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-e2fsprogs

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;