openSUSE Security Update : e2fsprogs (openSUSE-2015-400)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

e2fsprogs was updated to fix two security issues.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-1572: A local user could have executed
arbitrary code by causing a crafted block group
descriptor to be marked as dirty. Completes fix for
CVE-2015-0247. (boo#918346)

- CVE-2015-0247: A local user could have executed
arbitrary code via crafted block group descriptor data
in a filesystem image. (boo#915402)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=915402
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=918346

Solution :

Update the affected e2fsprogs packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84013 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0247
CVE-2015-1572

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