|Category:||Debian Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Debian LTS: Security Advisory for e2fsprogs (DLA-2290-1)|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'e2fsprogs'; package(s) announced via the DLA-2290-1 advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'e2fsprogs'
package(s) announced via the DLA-2290-1 advisory.
An issue has been found in e2fsprogs, a package that contains
ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities. 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
'e2fsprogs' package(s) on Debian Linux.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your e2fsprogs packages.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5188|
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:0166 (Google Search)
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