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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-4122: Moderate: cryptsetup security update (ALSA-2022-0370)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-4122: Moderate: cryptsetup security update (ALSA-2022-0370)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/18/1975
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/13/2022

Description

It was found that a specially crafted LUKS header could trick cryptsetup into disabling encryption during the recovery of the device. An attacker with physical access to the medium, such as a flash disk, could use this flaw to force a user into permanently disabling the encryption layer of that medium.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-cryptsetup-devel

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