Out-of-bounds write in E2fsprogs



Published: 2022-06-08
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-1304
CWE-ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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E2fsprogs
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU64075

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1304

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input. A local attacker can use a specially crafted filesystem, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

E2fsprogs: 1.46.5


CPE2.3 External links

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2069726

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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