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CVE-2016-1572

Description

mount.ecryptfs_private.c in eCryptfs-utils does not validate mount destination filesystem types, which allows local users to gain privileges by mounting over a nonstandard filesystem, as demonstrated by /proc/$pid.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 8.4
Publish Date: Jan 22, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Jan 25, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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ecryptfs-utils

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