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RHSA-2015:2151: xfsprogs security, bug fix and enhancement update

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RHSA-2015:2151: xfsprogs security, bug fix and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/25/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/20/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The xfsprogs packages contain a set of commands to use the XFS file system,including the mkfs.xfs command to construct an XFS system.It was discovered that the xfs_metadump tool of the xfsprogs suite did notfully adhere to the standards of obfuscation described in its man page. Incase a user with the necessary privileges used xfs_metadump and relied onthe advertised obfuscation, the generated data could contain unexpectedtraces of potentially sensitive information. (CVE-2012-2150)The xfsprogs packages have been upgraded to upstream version 3.2.2, whichprovides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version.This release also includes updates present in upstream version 3.2.3,although it omits the mkfs.xfs default disk format change (for metadatachecksumming) which is present upstream. (BZ#1223991)Users of xfsprogs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichfix these bugs and add these enhancements.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-xfsprogs
  • redhat-upgrade-xfsprogs-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-xfsprogs-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-xfsprogs-qa-devel

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