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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.892290
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.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'e2fsprogs'
package(s) announced via the DLA-2290-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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
vulnerability.

Affected Software/OS:
'e2fsprogs' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Solution:
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version
1.43.4-2+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your e2fsprogs packages.

CVSS Score:
4.6

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-5188
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6DOBCYQKCTTWXBLMUPJ5TX3FY7JNCOKY/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/2AKETJ6BREDUHRWQTV35SPGG5C6H7KSI/
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00030.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/07/msg00021.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2020:0166 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-02/msg00004.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4249-1/
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