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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88544


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected ecryptfs-utils packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88544

File Name: openSUSE-2016-119.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/03

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 8.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ecryptfs-utils, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ecryptfs-utils-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ecryptfs-utils-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ecryptfs-utils-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ecryptfs-utils-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9687, CVE-2016-1572