[USN-5463-1] NTFS-3G vulnerabilities


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5463-1 June 07, 2022
ntfs-3g vulnerabilities ==========================================================================
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
Summary:
Several security issues were fixed in ntfs-3g.
Software Description: – ntfs-3g: read/write NTFS driver for FUSE
Details:
It was discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled the ntfsck tool. If a user or automated system were tricked into using ntfsck on a specially crafted disk image, a remote attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-46790)
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 22.04 LTS: ntfs-3g 1:2021.8.22-3ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 21.10: ntfs-3g 1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu5.1
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: ntfs-3g 1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu1.2
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: ntfs-3g 1:2017.3.23-2ubuntu0.18.04.4
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5463-1 CVE-2021-46790, CVE-2022-30783, CVE-2022-30784, CVE-2022-30785, CVE-2022-30786, CVE-2022-30787, CVE-2022-30788, CVE-2022-30789
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2021.8.22-3ubuntu1.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu5.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu1.2 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ntfs-3g/1:2017.3.23-2ubuntu0.18.04.4