Bug 2093358 (CVE-2021-46790) - CVE-2021-46790 ntfs-3g: heap-based buffer overflow in ntfsck
Summary: CVE-2021-46790 ntfs-3g: heap-based buffer overflow in ntfsck
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2021-46790
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2093359 2093362 2093363 2093360 2093361
Blocks: 2093356
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Reported: 2022-06-03 14:15 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2022-06-07 16:14 UTC (History)
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2022-06-03 14:15:28 UTC
ntfsck in NTFS-3G through 2021.8.22 has a heap-based buffer overflow involving buffer+512*3-2. NOTE: the upstream position is that ntfsck is deprecated; however, it is shipped by some Linux distributions.

References:
https://github.com/tuxera/ntfs-3g/issues/16
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2022/05/26/1

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2022-06-03 14:15:56 UTC
Created ntfs-3g tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 2093362]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2093360]


Created ntfs-3g-system-compression tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 2093363]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 2093361]


Created ntfs2btrfs tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2093359]


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