Debian LTS: DLA-3201-1: ntfs-3g security update | LinuxSecurity.com

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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3201-1                [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                    Thorsten Alteholz
November 22, 2022                             https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : ntfs-3g
Version        : 1:2017.3.23AR.3-3+deb10u3
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 Debian 10 Buster, this problem has been fixed in version 
1:2017.3.23AR.3-3+deb10u3.

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/ntfs-3g

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Debian LTS: DLA-3201-1: ntfs-3g security update

November 21, 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

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 Debian 10 Buster, this problem has been fixed in version
1:2017.3.23AR.3-3+deb10u3.

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/ntfs-3g

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS


Severity
Package : ntfs-3g
Version : 1:2017.3.23AR.3-3+deb10u3
CVE ID : CVE-2022-40284

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