Out-of-bounds Read Affecting e2fsprogs package, versions <1.46.6-r0



    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.07% (27th percentile)
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7.8 high
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Red Hat
5.8 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-ALPINE315-E2FSPROGS-3339845
  • published 6 Mar 2023
  • disclosed 14 Apr 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Alpine:3.15 e2fsprogs to version 1.46.6-r0 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream e2fsprogs package and not the e2fsprogs package as distributed by Alpine. See How to fix? for Alpine:3.15 relevant fixed versions and status.

An out-of-bounds read/write vulnerability was found in e2fsprogs 1.46.5. This issue leads to a segmentation fault and possibly arbitrary code execution via a specially crafted filesystem.