Fwd: [USN-5464-1] E2fsprogs vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5464-1 June 07, 2022
e2fsprogs vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 22.04 LTS – Ubuntu 21.10 – Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – Ubuntu 16.04 ESM – Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
Summary:
e2fsprogs could be made to crash or possibly run programs if it processed a specially crafted file system image.
Software Description: – e2fsprogs: ext2/ext3/ext4 file system utilities
Details:
Nils Bars discovered that e2fsprogs incorrectly handled certain file systems. A local attacker could use this issue with a crafted file system image to possibly execute arbitrary code.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: e2fsck-static 1.46.5-2ubuntu1.1 e2fsprogs 1.46.5-2ubuntu1.1 fuse2fs 1.46.5-2ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 21.10: e2fsck-static 1.46.3-1ubuntu3.1 e2fsprogs 1.46.3-1ubuntu3.1 fuse2fs 1.46.3-1ubuntu3.1
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: e2fsck-static 1.45.5-2ubuntu1.1 e2fsprogs 1.45.5-2ubuntu1.1 fuse2fs 1.45.5-2ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: e2fsck-static 1.44.1-1ubuntu1.4 e2fsprogs 1.44.1-1ubuntu1.4 fuse2fs 1.44.1-1ubuntu1.4
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: e2fslibs 1.42.13-1ubuntu1.2+esm1 e2fsprogs 1.42.13-1ubuntu1.2+esm1
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: e2fsck-static 1.42.9-3ubuntu1.3+esm3 e2fsprogs 1.42.9-3ubuntu1.3+esm3
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5464-1 CVE-2022-1304
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.46.5-2ubuntu1.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.46.3-1ubuntu3.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.45.5-2ubuntu1.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/1.44.1-1ubuntu1.4