#VU64075 Out-of-bounds write


Published: 2022-06-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU64075

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1304

CWE-ID: CWE-787

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
E2fsprogs
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor: e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net

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


CPE

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


Q & A

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