openSUSE Security Update : encfs (openSUSE-SU-2010:1028-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of encfs fixes :

- CVE-2010-3073: CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N): Cryptographic Issues
(CWE-310): encfs Only 32 bit of file IV used

- CVE-2010-3074: CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N): Cryptographic Issues
(CWE-310): encfs Watermarking attack

The patch for CVE-2010-3075 (Last block with single byte is insecure)
was not applied because upstream disabled it by default, expect for
expert mode.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-12/msg00015.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=637286

Solution :

Update the affected encfs package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53656 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3073
CVE-2010-3074
CVE-2010-3075

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