Bug 1097537 (CVE-2014-3462) - CVE-2014-3462 fuse-encfs: multiple cryptography issues
Summary: CVE-2014-3462 fuse-encfs: multiple cryptography issues
Alias: CVE-2014-3462
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1097539 1097540
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Reported: 2014-05-14 04:58 UTC by Murray McAllister
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:17 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:33:00 UTC

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Description Murray McAllister 2014-05-14 04:58:05 UTC
A number of issues were found in the cryptography practices of EncFS. These are detailed in the following audit:


It also notes some of the issues in bug 630460 may not be fixed correctly.

A fix is currently not available. Fedora and EPEL use a 1.x version. A future 2.0 release may correct these issues: https://code.google.com/p/encfs/issues/detail?id=186

Comment 1 Murray McAllister 2014-05-14 04:59:30 UTC
Created fuse-encfs tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1097539]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1097540]

Comment 2 Murray McAllister 2014-05-14 05:09:06 UTC
CVE request: http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/05/14/1

Comment 3 Murray McAllister 2014-05-14 06:18:03 UTC
MITRE assigned CVE-2014-3462 to the "Editing Configuration File Disables MACs" (from the original audit report) issue:


Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:33:00 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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