Out-of-bounds Write

Affecting e2fsprogs package, versions <1.44.5-r1

Report new vulnerabilities
Do your applications use this vulnerable package? Test your applications

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream e2fsprogs package. See 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.

Remediation

Upgrade Alpine:3.9 e2fsprogs to version 1.44.5-r1 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.7
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    High
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2019-5094
CWE
CWE-787
Snyk ID
SNYK-ALPINE39-E2FSPROGS-496794
Disclosed
24 Sep, 2019
Published
24 Sep, 2019