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CVE-2008-5188

Published: 21 November 2008

The (1) ecryptfs-setup-private, (2) ecryptfs-setup-confidential, and (3) ecryptfs-setup-pam-wrapped.sh scripts in ecryptfs-utils 45 through 61 in eCryptfs place cleartext passwords on command lines, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by listing the process.

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
affected code introduced during Ubuntu 8.10 develop cycle

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
ecryptfs-utils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (53-1ubuntu11)
dapper Does not exist

gutsy Not vulnerable

hardy Not vulnerable

intrepid Not vulnerable
(53-1ubuntu11)
jaunty Not vulnerable
(66-2ubuntu3)