SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs (SUSE-SU-2019:1001-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 124294

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2019-9755: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow which could lead to local privilege escalation (bsc#1130165).

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.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-2019-1001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-1001=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1130165

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9755/

http://www.nessus.org/u?c63d31dc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 124294

File Name: suse_SU-2019-1001-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/25/2019

Updated: 1/22/2020

Supported Sensors: 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:novell:suse_linux:libntfs-3g-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ntfs-3g_ntfsprogs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ntfsprogs-extra, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ntfsprogs-extra-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/24/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9755