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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5452-1
May 30, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

NTFS-3G could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a
specially crafted file.

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

Details:

It was discovered that NTFS-3G was incorrectly validating NTFS
metadata in its ntfsck tool by not performing boundary checks. A
local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of
service or to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
   ntfs-3g                         1:2015.3.14AR.1-1ubuntu0.3+esm2
   ntfs-3g-dev                     1:2015.3.14AR.1-1ubuntu0.3+esm2

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
   ntfs-3g                         1:2013.1.13AR.1-2ubuntu2+esm2
   ntfs-3g-dev                     1:2013.1.13AR.1-2ubuntu2+esm2

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5452-1
   CVE-2021-46790

Ubuntu 5452-1: NTFS-3G vulnerability

May 30, 2022
NTFS-3G could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:   ntfs-3g                         1:2015.3.14AR.1-1ubuntu0.3+esm2   ntfs-3g-dev                     1:2015.3.14AR.1-1ubuntu0.3+esm2 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:   ntfs-3g                         1:2013.1.13AR.1-2ubuntu2+esm2   ntfs-3g-dev                     1:2013.1.13AR.1-2ubuntu2+esm2 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5452-1

  CVE-2021-46790

Severity
May 30, 2022

Package Information

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