openSUSE Security Update : ecryptfs-utils (openSUSE-2016-119)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for ecryptfs-utils fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-1572: A local user could have escalated
privileges by mounting over special filesystems
(bsc#962052)

- CVE-2014-9687: A default salt value reduced complexity
of offline precomputation attacks (bsc#920160) This
update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update
project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=920160
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=962052

Solution :

Update the affected ecryptfs-utils packages.

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: 88544 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9687
CVE-2016-1572

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