SuSE 11.1 Security Update : ecryptfs-utils (SAT Patch Number 4956)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update of ecryptfs-utils fixes several security problems :

- Race condition when checking mountpoint during mount.

- Race condition when checking mountpoint during unmount.

- Race condition when checking source during mount.

- Improper mtab handling allowing corruption due to
resource limits, signals, etc. (CVE-2011-1834)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4956.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55827 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1831

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