Updated e2fsprogs packages fix CVE-2015-1572Publication date: 26 Feb 2015
Affected Mageia releases : 4
Updated e2fsprogs packages fix security vulnerability: The libext2fs library, part of e2fsprogs and utilized by its utilities, is affected by a boundary check error on block group descriptor information, leading to a heap based buffer overflow. A specially crafted filesystem image can be used to trigger the vulnerability. This is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-0247 (CVE-2015-1572).