Descriptionutils/ecryptfs-recover-private in ecryptfs-utils before 90 does not establish a subdirectory with safe permissions, which might allow local users to bypass intended access restrictions via standard filesystem operations during the recovery process.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ecryptfs-utils (PTS)bullseye111-5fixed
sid, trixie111-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ecryptfs-utilssourcelenny(not affected)
ecryptfs-utilssourcesqueeze(not affected)


[squeeze] - ecryptfs-utils <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[lenny] - ecryptfs-utils <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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