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CVE-2011-1831

Published: 9 August 2011

utils/mount.ecryptfs_private.c in ecryptfs-utils before 90 does not properly check mountpoint permissions, which allows local users to effectively replace any directory with a new filesystem, and consequently gain privileges, via a mount system call.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
ecryptfs-utils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream Needs triage

hardy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
lucid
Released (83-0ubuntu3.2.10.04.1)
maverick
Released (83-0ubuntu3.2.10.10.1)
natty
Released (87-0ubuntu1.1)