FreeBSD : e2fsprogs -- buffer overflow if s_first_meta_bg too big (0f488b7b-bbb9-11e4-903c-080027ef73ec)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Theodore Ts'o reports :

If s_first_meta_bg is greater than the of number block group
descriptor blocks, then reading or writing the block group descriptors
will end up overruning the memory buffer allocated for the

The finding is credited to a vulnerability report from Jose Duart of
Google Security Team <jduart AT> and was reported through

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81460 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0247

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