Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5060-2
August 31, 2021
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
NTFS-3G could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a
crafted image file.
- ntfs-3g: read/write NTFS driver for FUSE
USN-5060-1 fixed a vulnerability in NTFS-3G. This update
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that NTFS-3G incorrectly handled certain image
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.