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LIN5-21826 : Security Advisory - ecryptfs-utils - CVE-2016-6224

Created: Jul 27, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Sep 5, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1.36
Fix Version: 5.0.1.38
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace

Description

ecryptfs-setup-swap in eCryptfs does not prevent the unencrypted swap partition from activating during boot when using GPT partitioning on a (1) NVMe or (2) MMC drive, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.  NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-8946.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-6224

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