Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4535-1 e2fsprogs -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Sep 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 941139.
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 the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.43.4-2+deb9u1.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.44.5-1+deb10u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your e2fsprogs packages.
For the detailed security status of e2fsprogs please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/e2fsprogs