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Bug 916507 (CVE-2023-45897) - <sys-fs/exfatprogs-1.2.2: OOB read
Summary: <sys-fs/exfatprogs-1.2.2: OOB read
Alias: CVE-2023-45897
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B4 [stable?]
Depends on:
Reported: 2023-10-29 21:14 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2023-11-30 04:12 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-10-29 21:14:10 UTC

exfatprogs before 1.2.2 allows out-of-bounds memory access, such as in read_file_dentry_set.

Seemingly in fsck.exfat, fix is in 1.2.2 according to release
notes. Please bump.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2023-11-30 04:08:38 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit a4659b0e2e29cd636376fc58b1e256ed3b3ea366
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2023-11-30 04:07:53 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2023-11-30 04:07:53 +0000

    sys-fs/exfatprogs: add 1.2.2
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 sys-fs/exfatprogs/Manifest                |  1 +
 sys-fs/exfatprogs/exfatprogs-1.2.2.ebuild | 25 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
 sys-fs/exfatprogs/exfatprogs-9999.ebuild  |  4 ++--
 3 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)