Debian: DSA-4535-1: e2fsprogs security update

    Date 27 Sep 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Lilith of Cisco Talos discovered a buffer overflow flaw in the quota code used by e2fsck from the ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities. Running e2fsck on a malformed file system can result in the execution of arbitrary code.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4535-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 27, 2019                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : e2fsprogs
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-5094
    Debian Bug     : 941139
    
    Lilith of Cisco Talos discovered a buffer overflow flaw in the quota
    code used by e2fsck from the ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities.
    Running e2fsck on a malformed file system can result in the execution of
    arbitrary code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.43.4-2+deb9u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.44.5-1+deb10u2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your e2fsprogs packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of e2fsprogs please refer to its
    security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/e2fsprogs
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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