Recommended update for e2fsprogs
(Last modified: 31OCT2006)
solutions Recommended update for e2fsprogs SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (286c206d70f263c8fc3da1dc2fab3ce7)
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
If an unknown filesystem is exists on a partition, a bug in fsck leads to a bogus detection of the filesystem, while it should not have detected it at all. This will result in fsck ignoring the -t option and trying to call a non existing fsck.type checking tool. The correct behaviour is to get the filesystem type from the -t option if it could not be automatically determined.
The patch also fixes a buffer overflow in mklost+found and an issue with debugfs where an endless recursive loop is caused if there are symlinks in /dev.
rpm -Fvh e2fsprogs.rpm
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