SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : e2fsprogs (SUSE-SU-2015:1103-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update provides the following security-fixes for e2fsprogs :

libext2fs: fix potential buffer overflow in closefs() (bsc#918346,
CVE-2015-1572) libext2fs: avoid buffer overflow if s_first_meta_bg is
too big (bsc#915402, CVE-2015-0247)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/915402
https://bugzilla.suse.com/918346
http://www.nessus.org/u?b576b3dc

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-e2fsprogs-219=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-e2fsprogs-219=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-e2fsprogs-219=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84395 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72520
72709

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

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