Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream
Remediation section below for
Alpine:3.9 relevant versions.
An exploitable code execution vulnerability exists in the quota file functionality of E2fsprogs 1.45.3. A specially crafted ext4 partition can cause an out-of-bounds write on the heap, resulting in code execution. An attacker can corrupt a partition to trigger this vulnerability.
e2fsprogs to version 1.44.5-r1 or higher.