CVE-2021-35268

high
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Description

In NTFS-3G versions < 2021.8.22, when a specially crafted NTFS inode is loaded in the function ntfs_inode_real_open, a heap buffer overflow can occur allowing for code execution and escalation of privileges.

References

http://ntfs-3g.com

https://github.com/tuxera/ntfs-3g/security/advisories/GHSA-q759-8j5v-q5jp

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/08/30/1

https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4971

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/766ISTT3KCARKFUIQT7N6WV6T63XOKG3/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/HSEKTKHO5HFZHWZNJNBJZA56472KRUZI/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-09-07

Updated: 2021-09-25

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
153804RHEL 8 : virt:8.2 and virt-devel:8.2 (RHSA-2021:3704)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
153803RHEL 8 : virt:av and virt-devel:av (RHSA-2021:3703)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
153195openSUSE 15 Security Update : ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs (openSUSE-SU-2021:1244-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
153182Debian DSA-4971-1 : ntfs-3g - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
153124SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs (SUSE-SU-2021:2965-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
153122SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs (SUSE-SU-2021:2971-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
153117openSUSE 15 Security Update : ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs (openSUSE-SU-2021:2971-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
152969Slackware Linux 14.2 / current ntfs-3g Multiple Vulnerabilities (SSA:2021-243-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
high