[USN-3032-1] eCryptfs vulnerability
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Thu Jul 14 15:37:41 UTC 2016
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3032-1
July 14, 2016
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 15.10
eCryptfs could be made to expose sensitive information.
- ecryptfs-utils: eCryptfs cryptographic filesystem utilities
It was discovered that eCryptfs incorrectly configured the encrypted swap
partition for certain drive types. An attacker could use this issue to discover
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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