Slackware Linux 14.2 / current ntfs-3g Multiple Vulnerabilities (SSA:2021-243-01)

high Nessus Plugin ID 152969
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Synopsis

The remote Slackware Linux host is missing a security update to ntfs-3g.

Description

The version of ntfs-3g installed on the remote host is prior to 2021.8.22. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SSA:2021-243-01 advisory.

- A crafted NTFS image can trigger a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by an unsanitized attribute in ntfs_get_attribute_value, in NTFS-3G < 2021.8.22. (CVE-2021-39263)

- In NTFS-3G versions < 2021.8.22, when a specially crafted unicode string is supplied in an NTFS image a heap buffer overflow can occur and allow for code execution. (CVE-2021-33286)

- In NTFS-3G versions < 2021.8.22, when specially crafted NTFS attributes are read in the function ntfs_attr_pread_i, a heap buffer overflow can occur and allow for writing to arbitrary memory or denial of service of the application. (CVE-2021-33287)

- In NTFS-3G versions < 2021.8.22, when a specially crafted MFT section is supplied in an NTFS image a heap buffer overflow can occur and allow for code execution. (CVE-2021-33289)

- In NTFS-3G versions < 2021.8.22, when a specially crafted NTFS inode pathname is supplied in an NTFS image a heap buffer overflow can occur resulting in memory disclosure, denial of service and even code execution. (CVE-2021-35266)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the affected ntfs-3g package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152969

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2021-243-01.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 9/2/2021

Updated: 9/20/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-39263

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:slackware:slackware_linux:ntfs-3g:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-33285, CVE-2021-33286, CVE-2021-33287, CVE-2021-33289, CVE-2021-35266, CVE-2021-35267, CVE-2021-35268, CVE-2021-35269, CVE-2021-39251, CVE-2021-39252, CVE-2021-39253, CVE-2021-39254, CVE-2021-39255, CVE-2021-39256, CVE-2021-39257, CVE-2021-39258, CVE-2021-39259, CVE-2021-39260, CVE-2021-39261, CVE-2021-39262, CVE-2021-39263