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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96548


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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.


Update the affected encfs packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96548

File Name: openSUSE-2017-82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/17

Modified: 2018/01/26

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: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:encfs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:encfs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:encfs-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:encfs-lang, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3462