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CVE-2016-1572 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.4 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177359.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177396.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00091.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00118.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00004.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3450 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/20/6
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034791
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2876-1 Patch
https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ecryptfs/ecryptfs/trunk/revision/870 Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ecryptfs/+bug/1530566 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ecryptfs:ecryptfs-utils:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1572
NVD Published Date:
01/22/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018