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FreeBSD: e2fsprogs -- potential buffer overflow in closefs() (CVE-2015-1572)

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FreeBSD: e2fsprogs -- potential buffer overflow in closefs() (CVE-2015-1572)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/06/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/24/2015
Modified
02/24/2015

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in closefs.c in the libext2fs library in e2fsprogs before 1.42.12 allows local users to execute arbitrary code by causing a crafted block group descriptor to be marked as dirty. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-0247.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-e2fsprogs

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