eCryptfs vulnerability

2011-08-23T00:00:00
ID USN-1196-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2011-08-23T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that eCryptfs incorrectly handled permissions when modifying the mtab file. A local attacker could use this flaw to manipulate the mtab file, and possibly unmount arbitrary locations, leading to a denial of service.