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e2fsprogs libext2fs Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2007-12-06    Last Update:  2007-12-19    Views:  15,227

Secunia Advisory SA27889

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the libext2fs library of e2fsprogs, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise an application using the library.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to integer overflows, which potentially can be exploited to execute arbitrary code by e.g. tricking a user into processing a specially crafted file system with an application using libext2fs.


Solution:
Update to version 1.40.3.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits McAfee AVERT Research group.

Original Advisory:
SUSE:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00002.html

e2fsprogs:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=560230&group_id=2406

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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