SuSE 11.1 Security Update : ecryptfs-utils (SAT Patch Number 6187)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

ecryptfs-utils was updated to fix a security issue and some bugs.

Security issue fixed: mount.ecryptfs_private did not set correct group
ownerships when it modifies mtab. (CVE-2011-3145)

Also some bugs that made this set of tools non-working were fixed.

You need to manually hand setuid root permissions to
/sbin/mount.ecryptfs_private if you want to use it as a non-root user.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735342
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745372
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745581
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745584
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=745825
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3145.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 6187.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64126 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3145

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