Debian DSA-4413-1 : ntfs-3g - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 123023

Synopsis

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

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in NTFS-3G, a read-write NTFS driver for FUSE. A local user can take advantage of this flaw for local root privilege escalation.

Solution

Upgrade the ntfs-3g packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2016.2.22AR.1+dfsg-1+deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/ntfs-3g

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/ntfs-3g

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4413

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123023

File Name: debian_DSA-4413.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/25/2019

Updated: 2/3/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ntfs-3g, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/21/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9755

DSA: 4413