Bug 732607 - (CVE-2011-3145) CVE-2011-3145 ecryptfs-utils: incorrect mtab group ownership
CVE-2011-3145 ecryptfs-utils: incorrect mtab group ownership
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 729470 729471 729472 729473
Blocks: 729476
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Reported: 2011-08-23 01:20 EDT by Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
Modified: 2015-11-24 09:40 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-08-03 04:30:47 EDT
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proposed patch (2.43 KB, patch)
2011-08-23 01:25 EDT, Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala
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Description Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-08-23 01:20:06 EDT
When mount.ecrpytfs_private calls set setreuid() it doesn't also set the
effective group id. So when it creates the new version, mtab.tmp, it's
created with the group id of the user running mount.ecryptfs_private.

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2011-08-23 01:25:50 EDT
Created attachment 519393 [details]
proposed patch
Comment 3 Tomas Hoger 2011-08-24 03:26:40 EDT
Public now via Ubuntu advisory:
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2011-08-31 15:41:06 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:1241 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1241.html

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