openSUSE Security Update : ecryptfs-utils (openSUSE-SU-2011:0902-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of ecryptfs-utils fixes several security problems :

- CVE-2011-1831 - Race condition when checking mountpoint
during mount.

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

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

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

- CVE-2011-1835 - Key poisoning in ecryptfs-setup-private
due to insecure temp directory.

- CVE-2011-1837 - Predictable lock counter name and
associated races.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-08/msg00020.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709771

Solution :

Update the affected ecryptfs-utils packages.

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: 75473 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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