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FreeBSD: VID-8B61308B-322A-11EA-B34B-1DE6FB24355D (CVE-2019-5188): e2fsprogs -- rehash.c/pass 3a mutate_name() code execution vulnerability

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FreeBSD: VID-8B61308B-322A-11EA-B34B-1DE6FB24355D (CVE-2019-5188): e2fsprogs -- rehash.c/pass 3a mutate_name() code execution vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/18/2019
Created
01/14/2020
Added
01/12/2020
Modified
05/16/2022

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)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-e2fsprogs

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