FreeBSD : e2fsprogs -- maliciously corrupted file systems can trigger buffer overruns in the quota code used by e2fsck (ad3451b9-23e0-11ea-8b36-f1925a339a82)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 132350

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Synopsis

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

Description

Ted Y. Ts'o reports :

A maliciously corrupted file systems can trigger buffer overruns in the quota code used by e2fsck.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/e2fsprogs-release.html#1.45.4

http://www.nessus.org/u?e4465166

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 132350

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ad3451b923e011ea8b36f1925a339a82.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 12/23/2019

Updated: 12/27/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.7

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:e2fsprogs, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/21/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5094