Ubuntu 5463-2: NTFS-3G vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5463-2
August 02, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in ntfs-3g.

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

Details:

USN-5463-1 fixed vulnerabilities in NTFS-3G. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

  Roman Fiedler discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain
  return codes. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to
  intercept protocol traffic between FUSE and the kernel.
  (CVE-2022-30783)

  It was discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain NTFS disk
  images. If a user or automated system were tricked into mounting a
  specially crafted disk image, a remote attacker could use this issue to
  cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
  (CVE-2022-30784, CVE-2022-30786, CVE-2022-30788, CVE-2022-30789)

  Roman Fiedler discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain file
  handles. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to read and
  write arbitrary memory. (CVE-2022-30785, CVE-2022-30787)

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+esm3

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
   ntfs-3g                         1:2013.1.13AR.1-2ubuntu2+esm3

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5463-2
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5463-1
   CVE-2022-30783, CVE-2022-30784, CVE-2022-30785, CVE-2022-30786,
   CVE-2022-30787, CVE-2022-30788, CVE-2022-30789

Ubuntu 5463-2: NTFS-3G vulnerabilities

August 2, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in ntfs-3g. Software Description: - ntfs-3g: read/write NTFS driver for FUSE Details: USN-5463-1 fixed vulnerabilities in NTFS-3G. This update provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Roman Fiedler discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain return codes. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to intercept protocol traffic between FUSE and the kernel. (CVE-2022-30783) It was discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain NTFS disk images. If a user or automated system were tricked into mounting a specially crafted disk image, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-30784, CVE-2022-30786, CVE-2022-30788, CVE-2022-30789) Roman Fiedler discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain file handles. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to read and write arbitrary memory. (CVE-2022-30785, CVE-2022-30787)

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+esm3 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: ntfs-3g 1:2013.1.13AR.1-2ubuntu2+esm3 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5463-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5463-1

CVE-2022-30783, CVE-2022-30784, CVE-2022-30785, CVE-2022-30786,

CVE-2022-30787, CVE-2022-30788, CVE-2022-30789

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5463-2

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