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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4413-1 (ntfs-3g - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'ntfs-3g' package(s) announced via the DSA-4413-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in NTFS-3G, a read-write NTFS driver for FUSE. A local user can take advantage of this flaw for local root privilege escalation.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'ntfs-3g' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:2016.2.22AR.1+dfsg-1+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your ntfs-3g packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)