Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3780-1 ntfs-3g -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 01 Feb 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-0358.
- More information:
Jann Horn of Google Project Zero discovered that NTFS-3G, a read-write NTFS driver for FUSE, does not scrub the environment before executing modprobe with elevated privileges. A local user can take advantage of this flaw for local root privilege escalation.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2014.2.15AR.2-1+deb8u3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2016.2.22AR.1-4.
We recommend that you upgrade your ntfs-3g packages.