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e2fsprogs -- potential buffer overflow in closefs()

Affected packages
e2fsprogs < 1.42.12_2


VuXML ID 2a4bcd7d-bbb8-11e4-903c-080027ef73ec
Discovery 2015-02-06
Entry 2015-02-24

Theodore Ts'o reports:

On a carefully crafted filesystem that gets modified through tune2fs or debugfs, it is possible to trigger a buffer overrun when the file system is closed via closefs().


CVE Name CVE-2015-1572