[USN-4142-1] e2fsprogs vulnerability

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[USN-4142-1] e2fsprogs vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4142-1
September 30, 2019

e2fsprogs vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

e2fsprogs could be made to execute arbitrary code if it is running in
a crafted ext4 partition.

Software Description:
- e2fsprogs: ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities

Details:

It was discovered that e2fsprogs incorrectly handled certain ext4 partitions.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
  e2fsprogs                       1.44.6-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  e2fsprogs                       1.44.1-1ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  e2fsprogs                       1.42.13-1ubuntu1.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4142-1
  CVE-2019-5094

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.44.6-1ubuntu0.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.44.1-1ubuntu1.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.42.13-1ubuntu1.1

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