CVE-2016-6224

NVD - CVE-2016-6224

CVE-2016-6224 Detail

Current Description

ecryptfs-setup-swap in eCryptfs does not prevent the unencrypted swap partition from activating during boot when using GPT partitioning on a (1) NVMe or (2) MMC drive, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-8946.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  3.3 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/13/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/14/3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3032-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ecryptfs/ecryptfs/trunk/revision/882
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ecryptfs/+bug/1597154
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ecryptfs-utils/+bug/1447282
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/K5WWCVHDLRLZTYMXEIONYFHLYAXXLJW3/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6224
NVD Published Date:
07/22/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE