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: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

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?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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