Thursday, September 2, 2021

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5060-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5060-1
August 31, 2021

ntfs-3g vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 21.04
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


NTFS-3G could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially
crafted image file.

Software Description:
- ntfs-3g: read/write NTFS driver for FUSE


It was discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain image file.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 21.04:
ntfs-3g 1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu4.1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
ntfs-3g 1:2017.3.23AR.3-3ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
ntfs-3g 1:2017.3.23-2ubuntu0.18.04.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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