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    Gentoo: GLSA-202007-45: NTFS-3G: Remote code execution, possible privilege escalation

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    A buffer overflow in NTFS-3g might allow local or remote attacker(s) to execute arbitrary code, or escalate privileges.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202007-45
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     Severity: High
        Title: NTFS-3G: Remote code execution, possible privilege escalation
         Date: July 27, 2020
         Bugs: #717640
           ID: 202007-45
    
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    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              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  sys-fs/ntfs3g             < 2017.3.23-r3         >= 2017.3.23-r3
    
    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:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-fs/ntfs3g-2017.3.23-r3"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2019-9755
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9755
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-45
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
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    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
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    License
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    Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    

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