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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-1572

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.
Publish Date : 2015-02-24 Last Update Date : 2017-11-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-1572

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application E2fsprogs Project E2fsprogs 1.42.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
E2fsprogs Project E2fsprogs 1

- References For CVE-2015-1572

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/fs/ext2/e2fsprogs.git/commit/?id=49d0fe2a14f2a23da2fe299643379b8c1d37df73 CONFIRM
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201507-22
GENTOO GLSA-201507-22
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00010.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1006
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3166
DEBIAN DSA-3166
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:067
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:067
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/150606.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-2511
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:068
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2015:068
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72709
BID 72709 e2fsprogs CVE-2015-1572 Incomplete Fix Local Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2015-02-28
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2507-1
UBUNTU USN-2507-1
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0088.html CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-March/150805.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-2516
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00019.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1103
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-06/msg00006.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1002

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-1572

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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