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<glsa id="201512-09">
<title>encfs: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in encfs, the worst of
which can allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service condition.
<product type="ebuild">encfs</product>
<announced>December 30, 2015</announced>
<revised>December 30, 2015: 1</revised>
<package name="sys-fs/encfs" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.7.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.7.5</vulnerable>
<p>Encfs is an implementation of encrypted filesystem in user-space using
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in encfs. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker can utilize a possible buffer overflow in the
encodeName method of StreamNameIO and BlockNameIO to execute arbitrary
code or cause a Denial of Service. Also multiple weak cryptographics
practices have been found in encfs.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All encfs users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-fs/encfs-1.7.5"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-3462</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 11 May 2015 16:35:36 +0000">K_F</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:32:13 +0000">mrueg</metadata>