Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1935-1 e2fsprogs -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 28 Sep 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-5094.
- More information:
Lilith of Cisco Talos discovered a buffer overflow flaw in the quota code used by e2fsck from the ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities. Running e2fsck on a malformed file system can result in the execution of arbitrary code.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 1.42.12-2+deb8u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your e2fsprogs packages.
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