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CVE-2019-5188 Detail

Current Description

A code execution vulnerability exists in the directory rehashing functionality of E2fsprogs e2fsck 1.45.4. A specially crafted ext4 directory can cause an out-of-bounds write on the stack, resulting in code execution. An attacker can corrupt a partition to trigger this vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-02/msg00004.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/2AKETJ6BREDUHRWQTV35SPGG5C6H7KSI/ Third Party Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6DOBCYQKCTTWXBLMUPJ5TX3FY7JNCOKY/
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2019-0973 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4249-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:e2fsprogs_project:e2fsprogs:1.45.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5188
NVD Published Date:
01/08/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/28/2020