Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2015 15:00:15 +0100 From: Andrea Barisani <lcars@...rt.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, ocert-announce@...ts.ocert.org, bugtraq@...urityfocus.com Subject: [oCERT-2015-002] e2fsprogs input sanitization errors #2015-002 e2fsprogs input sanitization errors Description: The e2fsprogs package is a set of open source utilities for ext2, ext3 and ext4 filesytems. The libext2fs library, part of e2fsprogs and utilized by its utilities, is affected by a boundary check error on block group descriptor information, leading to a heap based buffer overflow. A specially crafted filesystem image can be used to trigger the vulnerability. Affected version: e2fsprogs < 1.42.12 Fixed version: e2fsprogs >= 1.42.12 Credit: vulnerability report from Jose Duart of Google Security Team <jduart AT google.com>. CVE: CVE-2015-0247 Timeline: 2015-01-19: vulnerability report received 2015-01-29: contacted affected vendors, assigned CVEs 2015-02-05: advisory release References: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/fs/ext2/e2fsprogs.git/commit/?id=f66e6ce4 Permalink: http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2015-002.html -- Andrea Barisani | Founder & Project Coordinator oCERT | OSS Computer Security Incident Response Team <lcars@...rt.org> http://www.ocert.org 0x864C9B9E 0A76 074A 02CD E989 CE7F AC3F DA47 578E 864C 9B9E "Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate"
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