Out-of-bounds Read Affecting libcom_err package, versions <0:1.45.6-5.el8


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity High
    Availability High
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NVD
7.8 high
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SUSE
7 high
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Red Hat
5.8 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-CENTOS8-LIBCOMERR-2634610
  • published 12 Apr 2022
  • disclosed 24 Mar 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Centos:8 libcom_err to version 0:1.45.6-5.el8 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream libcom_err package and not the libcom_err package as distributed by Centos:8. See How to fix? for Centos:8 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.