openSUSE Security Update : encfs (openSUSE-2017-82)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for encfs fixes the following issues :

- A new option --require-macs was added to address
CVE-2014-3462 (boo#878257) This will now trigger a
warning if MAC headers were disabled via configuration.

In addition, encfs was updated to 1.8.1 including all upstream
improvements and fixes.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=878257

Solution :

Update the affected encfs 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: 96548 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3462

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