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FreeBSD Ports: e2fsprogs

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: e2fsprogs CVE-2007-5497 Multiple integer overflows in libext2fs in e2fsprogs before 1.40.3 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted filesystem image.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://secunia.com/advisories/27889/ http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=2406&release_id=560230 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/299e3f81-aee7-11dc-b781-0016179b2dd5.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)