Amazon Linux AMI : e2fsprogs (ALAS-2015-478)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81324
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VPR Score: 5.3

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in e2fsprogs. A specially crafted Ext2/3/4 file system could cause an application using the ext2fs library (for example, fsck) to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.

Solution

Run 'yum update e2fsprogs' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2015-478.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81324

File Name: ala_ALAS-2015-478.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/13/2015

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:e2fsprogs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:e2fsprogs-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:e2fsprogs-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:e2fsprogs-libs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:e2fsprogs-static:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libcom_err:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libcom_err-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libss:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libss-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/11/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0247

ALAS: 2015-478