FreeBSD : e2fsprogs -- potential buffer overflow in closefs() (2a4bcd7d-bbb8-11e4-903c-080027ef73ec)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Theodore Ts'o reports :

On a carefully crafted filesystem that gets modified through tune2fs
or debugfs, it is possible to trigger a buffer overrun when the file
system is closed via closefs().

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?91b488fb
http://www.nessus.org/u?82d24782

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81461 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1572

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