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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      Last Modified:  02/24/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1572
Original release date:
02/24/2015
Last revised:
11/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0088.html External Source CONFIRM http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0088.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/150606.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-2511
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/150805.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-2516
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00019.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1103
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00006.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1002
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00010.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1006
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3166 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3166
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:067 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:067
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:068 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:068
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72709 External Source BID 72709
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2507-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2507-1
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/fs/ext2/e2fsprogs.git/commit/?id=49d0fe2a14f2a23da2fe299643379b8c1d37df73 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://git.kernel.org/cgit/fs/ext2/e2fsprogs.git/commit/?id=49d0fe2a14f2a23da2fe299643379b8c1d37df73
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-22 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201507-22

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