73-Oubuntu CVE-2009-1296 Local Security Vulnerability

73-Oubuntu is prone to a local security vulnerability. 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.


 

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