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openSUSE-SU-2016:0291-1: moderate: Security update for ecryptfs-utils
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for ecryptfs-utils

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2016:0291-1
Rating: moderate
References: #920160 #962052
Cross-References: CVE-2014-9687 CVE-2016-1572
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.1

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for ecryptfs-utils fixes the following issues:

- CVE-2016-1572: A local user could have escalated privileges by mounting
over special filesystems (bsc#962052)
- CVE-2014-9687: A default salt value reduced complexity of offline
precomputation attacks (bsc#920160) This update was imported from the
SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE Leap 42.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-119=1

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

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (x86_64):



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