Thursday, September 2, 2021

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5060-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5060-2
August 31, 2021

ntfs-3g vulnerabilities
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM


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


USN-5060-1 fixed a vulnerability in NTFS-3G. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

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 16.04 ESM:
ntfs-3g 1:2015.3.14AR.1-1ubuntu0.3+esm1

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
ntfs-3g 1:2013.1.13AR.1-2ubuntu2+esm1

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


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