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CVE-2015-8946

Published: 22 July 2016

ecryptfs-setup-swap in eCryptfs before 111 does not prevent the unencrypted swap partition from activating during boot when using GPT partitioning and certain versions of systemd, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
This issue only occurs when systemd and GPT partitioning is in use

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 3.3

Status

Package Release Status
ecryptfs-utils
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (108)
precise Not vulnerable
(systemd not in use)
trusty Not vulnerable
(systemd not in use)
wily Not vulnerable
(108-0ubuntu1.2)
xenial Not vulnerable

Patches:
upstream: https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ecryptfs/ecryptfs/trunk/revision/882