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PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:26 pm    Post subject: [ glsa 202007-45 ] ntfs-3g Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: NTFS-3G: Remote code execution, possible privilege escalation (GLSA 202007-45)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-07-27
Bug(s): #717640
ID: 202007-45

Synopsis

A buffer overflow in NTFS-3g might allow local or remote
attacker(s) to execute arbitrary code, or escalate privileges.


Background

NTFS-3G is a stable, full-featured, read-write NTFS driver for various
operating systems.


Affected Packages

Package: sys-fs/ntfs3g
Vulnerable: < 2017.3.23-r3
Unaffected: >= 2017.3.23-r3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

An integer underflow issue exists in NTFS-3G which may cause a heap
buffer overflow with crafted input.


Impact

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code while a local
attacker may be able to escalate privileges.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All NTFS-3G users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-fs/ntfs3g-2017.3.23-r3"
   


References

CVE-2019-9755
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