CVE-2011-1835

MEDIUM

Description

The encrypted private-directory setup process in utils/ecryptfs-setup-private in ecryptfs-utils before 90 does not properly ensure that the passphrase file is created, which might allow local users to bypass intended access restrictions at a certain time in the new-user creation steps.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-08/msg00009.html

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1188-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729465

https://launchpad.net/ecryptfs/+download

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-02-15

Updated: 2014-03-08

Type: CWE-255

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM