QSN-4142-1: e2fsprogs vulnerability
September 30, 2019
e2fsprogs could be made to execute arbitrary code if it is running in a crafted ext4 partition.
It was discovered that e2fsprogs incorrectly handled certain ext4 partitions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
A general update will usually fix all issues, but to make sure, you can check your current version with:
If the current version you have is before 1.42.13-1ubuntu1.1, run the following:
$ sudo apt-get install e2fsprogs