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|Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2015 3:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201512-09 ] encfs
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: encfs: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201512-09)
Date: December 30, 2015
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in encfs, the worst of
which can allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service condition.
Encfs is an implementation of encrypted filesystem in user-space using
Vulnerable: < 1.7.5
Unaffected: >= 1.7.5
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in encfs. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A local attacker can utilize a possible buffer overflow in the
encodeName method of StreamNameIO and BlockNameIO to execute arbitrary
code or cause a Denial of Service. Also multiple weak cryptographics
practices have been found in encfs.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All encfs users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-fs/encfs-1.7.5"