Ubuntu 5060-1: NTFS-3G vulnerabilities

Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5060-1
August 31, 2021

ntfs-3g vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

NTFS-3G could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially
crafted image file.

Software Description:
- ntfs-3g: read/write NTFS driver for FUSE

Details:

It was discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain image file.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
  ntfs-3g                         1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu4.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  ntfs-3g                         1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  ntfs-3g                         1:2017.3.23-2ubuntu0.18.04.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5060-1
  https://launchpad.net/bugs/1942235

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu4.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu1.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2017.3.23-2ubuntu0.18.04.3

Ubuntu 5060-1: NTFS-3G vulnerabilities

August 31, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 21.04 - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: NTFS-3G could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted image file. Software Description: - ntfs-3g: read/write NTFS driver for FUSE Details: It was discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain image file. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 21.04: ntfs-3g 1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu4.1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: ntfs-3g 1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: ntfs-3g 1:2017.3.23-2ubuntu0.18.04.3 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5060-1

https://launchpad.net/bugs/1942235

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5060-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu4.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2017.3.23-2ubuntu0.18.04.3

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