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Vulnerability Score 1.9 1.9
CVE Id CVE-2009-1296
Last Modified 23 Jun 2009 12:00:00
Published 09 Jun 2009 04:30:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE



The eCryptfs support utilities (ecryptfs-utils) 73-0ubuntu6.1 on Ubuntu 9.04 stores the mount passphrase in installation logs, which might allow local users to obtain access to the filesystem by reading the log files from disk. NOTE: the log files are only readable by root.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Ubuntu 9.0.4


  • 73-oubuntu 6.1


XF - ecryptfs-passphrase-info-disclosure(51191)

UBUNTU - USN-783-1

SECTRACK - 1022347

SECUNIA - 35383

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:50:31