Mageia 2019-0296: e2fsprogs security update

    Date16 Oct 2019
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated e2fsprogs packages fix security vulnerability: 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
    MGASA-2019-0296 - Updated e2fsprogs packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 16 Oct 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0296.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-5094
    
    Updated e2fsprogs packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    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 (CVE-2019-5094).
    
    The e2fsprogs package has been updated to version 1.45.4, fixing this issue
    and other bugs. See the upstream release notes for details.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25562
    - http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/e2fsprogs-release.html#1.45.4
    - https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4535
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-5094
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/e2fsprogs-1.45.4-1.mga7
    
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