[USN-5463-2] NTFS-3G vulnerabilities


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5463-2 August 02, 2022
ntfs-3g vulnerabilities ==========================================================================
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: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5463-2 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