[USN-5452-1] NTFS-3G vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5452-1 May 30, 2022
ntfs-3g vulnerability ==========================================================================
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:   ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5452-1   CVE-2021-46790