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CVE-2015-1572 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in closefs.c in the libext2fs library in e2fsprogs before 1.42.12 allows local users to execute arbitrary code by causing a crafted block group descriptor to be marked as dirty. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-0247.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/24/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0088.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/150606.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/150805.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00010.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3166
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:067
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:068
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72709
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2507-1
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/fs/ext2/e2fsprogs.git/commit/?id=49d0fe2a14f2a23da2fe299643379b8c1d37df73 Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-22

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1572
NVD Published Date:
02/24/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/07/2017