FreeBSD : e2fsprogs -- potential buffer overflow in closefs() (2a4bcd7d-bbb8-11e4-903c-080027ef73ec)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81461


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


Theodore Ts'o reports :

On a carefully crafted filesystem that gets modified through tune2fs or debugfs, it is possible to trigger a buffer overrun when the file system is closed via closefs().


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81461

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2a4bcd7dbbb811e4903c080027ef73ec.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/02/24

Modified: 2015/02/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1572