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Ubuntu: USN-2876-1 (CVE-2016-1572): eCryptfs vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-2876-1 (CVE-2016-1572): eCryptfs vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/20/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/02/2016
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

mount.ecryptfs_private.c in eCryptfs-utils does not validate mount destination filesystem types, which allows local users to gain privileges by mounting over a nonstandard filesystem, as demonstrated by /proc/$pid.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-ecryptfs-utils

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