SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : e2fsprogs (SUSE-SU-2022:1688-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 161233

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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLED15 / SLES15 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2022:1688-1 advisory.

- An out-of-bounds read/write vulnerability was found in e2fsprogs 1.46.5. This issue leads to a segmentation fault and possibly arbitrary code execution via a specially crafted filesystem.
(CVE-2022-1304)

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1198446

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-1304

http://www.nessus.org/u?9a7250d5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161233

File Name: suse_SU-2022-1688-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/17/2022

Updated: 5/17/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1304

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:e2fsprogs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcom_err2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libext2fs2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:e2fsprogs-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcom_err-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcom_err-devel-static:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libext2fs-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libext2fs-devel-static:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libcom_err2-32bit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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: 5/16/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1304

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2022:1688-1