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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2011:0898-1: important: Security update for ecryptfs-utils
SUSE Security Update: Security update for ecryptfs-utils
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2011:0898-1
Rating: important
References: #709771
Cross-References: CVE-2011-1831 CVE-2011-1832 CVE-2011-1833
CVE-2011-1834 CVE-2011-1835 CVE-2011-1836
CVE-2011-1837
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
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An update that fixes 7 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:


This update of ecryptfs-utils fixes several security
problems:

* CVE-2011-1831 - Race condition when checking
mountpoint during mount.
* CVE-2011-1832 - Race condition when checking
mountpoint during unmount.
* CVE-2011-1833 - Race condition when checking source
during mount.
* CVE-2011-1834 - Improper mtab handling allowing
corruption due to resource limits, signals, etc.

Security Issue references:

* CVE-2011-1831
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1831
>
* CVE-2011-1832
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1832
>
* CVE-2011-1833
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1833
>
* CVE-2011-1834
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1834
>
* CVE-2011-1835
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1835
>
* CVE-2011-1836
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1836
>
* CVE-2011-1837
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1837
>

Indications:

Please install this update.

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware:

zypper in -t patch slessp1-ecryptfs-utils-4956

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1:

zypper in -t patch slessp1-ecryptfs-utils-4956

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

zypper in -t patch sledsp1-ecryptfs-utils-4956

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (i586 x86_64):

ecryptfs-utils-61-1.29.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (x86_64):

ecryptfs-utils-32bit-61-1.29.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

ecryptfs-utils-61-1.29.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):

ecryptfs-utils-32bit-61-1.29.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (ia64):

ecryptfs-utils-x86-61-1.29.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64):

ecryptfs-utils-61-1.29.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (x86_64):

ecryptfs-utils-32bit-61-1.29.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1831.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1832.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1833.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1834.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1835.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1836.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-1837.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/709771

http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=e843e9dbd44e851ba600c4d0d266b6a8

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