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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1296

The eCryptfs support utilities (ecryptfs-utils) 73-0ubuntu6.1 on Ubuntu 9.04 stores the mount passphrase in installation logs, which might allow local users to obtain access to the filesystem by reading the log files from disk. NOTE: the log files are only readable by root.
Publish Date : 2009-06-09 Last Update Date : 2009-06-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of ecryptfs-utils as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. eCryptfs encrypted home directories are not set up during the system installation, so theres no possibility for leaking encryption passwords to the installation log file.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1296

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ubuntu 73-oubuntu 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu 9.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ubuntu 73-oubuntu 1
Ubuntu Ubuntu 1

- References For CVE-2009-1296

http://secunia.com/advisories/35383
SECUNIA 35383
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022347
SECTRACK 1022347
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-783-1
UBUNTU USN-783-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/51191
XF ecryptfs-passphrase-info-disclosure(51191)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1296

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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