GLSA-201512-09 : encfs: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87709
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201512-09 (encfs: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in encfs. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker can utilize a possible buffer overflow in the encodeName method of StreamNameIO and BlockNameIO to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service. Also multiple weak cryptographics practices have been found in encfs.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll encfs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-fs/encfs-1.7.5'