CVE-2011-1835

NameCVE-2011-1835
DescriptionThe encrypted private-directory setup process in utils/ecryptfs-setup-private in ecryptfs-utils before 90 does not properly ensure that the passphrase file is created, which might allow local users to bypass intended access restrictions at a certain time in the new-user creation steps.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2382-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ecryptfs-utils (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy99-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie103-5+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid111-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ecryptfs-utilssource(unstable)92-1medium
ecryptfs-utilssourcelenny68-1+lenny1mediumDSA-2382-1
ecryptfs-utilssourcesqueeze83-4+squeeze1mediumDSA-2382-1

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