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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5270-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
November 04, 2022                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ntfs-3g
CVE ID         : CVE-2022-40284

Yuchen Zeng and Eduardo Vela discovered a buffer overflow in NTFS-3G, a
read-write NTFS driver for FUSE, due to incorrect validation of some of
the NTFS metadata. A local user can take advantage of this flaw for
local root privilege escalation.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2017.3.23AR.3-4+deb11u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your ntfs-3g packages.

For the detailed security status of ntfs-3g please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/ntfs-3g

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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

Debian: DSA-5270-1: ntfs-3g security update

November 4, 2022
Yuchen Zeng and Eduardo Vela discovered a buffer overflow in NTFS-3G, a read-write NTFS driver for FUSE, due to incorrect validation of some of the NTFS metadata

Summary

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:2017.3.23AR.3-4+deb11u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your ntfs-3g packages.

For the detailed security status of ntfs-3g please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/ntfs-3g

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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

Severity
Yuchen Zeng and Eduardo Vela discovered a buffer overflow in NTFS-3G, a
read-write NTFS driver for FUSE, due to incorrect validation of some of
the NTFS metadata. A local user can take advantage of this flaw for
local root privilege escalation.

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