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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75473


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected ecryptfs-utils packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75473

File Name: suse_11_3_ecryptfs-utils-110811.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ecryptfs-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ecryptfs-utils-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2011/08/11

Reference Information

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