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



    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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7 high
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Red Hat
5.8 medium

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  • published 16 Nov 2022
  • disclosed 14 Apr 2022

How to fix?

Upgrade Oracle:8 libcom_err to version 0:1.45.6-5.el8 or higher.
This issue was patched in ELSA-2022-7720.

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 Oracle. See How to fix? for Oracle: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.