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CVE-2019-13179

Published: 02 July 2019

Calamares versions 3.1 through 3.2.10 copies a LUKS encryption keyfile from /crypto_keyfile.bin (mode 0600 owned by root) to /boot within a globally readable initramfs image with insecure permissions, which allows this originally protected file to be read by any user, thereby disclosing decryption keys for LUKS containers created with Full Disk Encryption.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
calamares
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.2.11)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Needed

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needed

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist