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.
(CVE-2011-1831)

- Race condition when checking mountpoint during unmount.
(CVE-2011-1832)

- Race condition when checking source during mount.
(CVE-2011-1833)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709771
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1831.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1832.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1833.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1834.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1835.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1836.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1837.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 4956.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55827 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1831
CVE-2011-1832
CVE-2011-1833
CVE-2011-1834
CVE-2011-1835
CVE-2011-1836
CVE-2011-1837

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