Fedora 17 Update: ecryptfs-utils-100-1.fc17

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Fedora Update Notification
2012-08-05 20:50:18

Name        : ecryptfs-utils
Product     : Fedora 17
Version     : 100
Release     : 1.fc17
URL         : https://launchpad.net/ecryptfs
Summary     : The eCryptfs mount helper and support libraries
Description :
eCryptfs is a stacked cryptographic filesystem that ships in Linux
kernel versions 2.6.19 and above. This package provides the mount
helper and supporting libraries to perform key management and mount

Install ecryptfs-utils if you would like to mount eCryptfs.

Update Information:

- updated to ecryptfs-utils 100:
- drop check for kernel filename encryption support in pam_ecryptfs, as appropriate privileges to load the eCryptfs kernel module may not be available and filename encryption has been supported since 2.6.29
- always add filename encryption key to the kernel keyring from pam_mount

* Fri Aug  3 2012 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 100-1
- ecryptfs-utils updated to 100
* Tue Jul 24 2012 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 99-1
- ecryptfs-utils updated to 99
- fixes: suid helper does not restrict mounting filesystems with 
  nosuid, nodev leading to possible privilege escalation (CVE-2012-3409)
* Mon Jun 25 2012 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 97-1
- ecryptfs-utils updated to 97
* Mon Jun  4 2012 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 96-3
- for file name encryption support check, module must be loaded already
* Mon Apr 16 2012 Michal Hlavinka <mhlavink at redhat.com> - 96-2
- when ecryptfs-mount-fails, check if user is member of ecryptfs group

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ecryptfs-utils' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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