Debian DLA-153-1 : e2fsprogs security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82136


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


A broken (or maliciously crafted) file system could trigger a buffer overflow in e2fsprogs.

This update has been prepared by Nguyen Cong.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82136

File Name: debian_DLA-153.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/03/26

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:comerr-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:e2fsck-static, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:e2fslibs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:e2fslibs-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:e2fslibs-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:e2fsprogs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:e2fsprogs-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:e2fsprogs-udeb, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcomerr2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcomerr2-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libss2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libss2-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:ss-dev, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/02/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0247

BID: 72520