openSUSE 10 Security Update : e2fsprogs (e2fsprogs-4739)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of e2fsprogs fixes several integer overflows in memory
allocating code. Programs that use libext2fs are therefore vulnerable
to memory corruptions that can lead to arbitrary code execution while
loading a specially crafted image. (CVE-2007-5497)

Solution :

Update the affected e2fsprogs packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29243 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5497

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