Ubuntu 15.10 / 16.04 LTS : ecryptfs-utils vulnerability (USN-3032-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 92311
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that eCryptfs incorrectly configured the encrypted swap partition for certain drive types. An attacker could use this issue to discover sensitive information.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected ecryptfs-utils package.