CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0570

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Description
The encrypted loop device in Linux kernel 2.4.10 and earlier does not authenticate the entity that is encrypting data, which allows local users to modify encrypted data without knowing the key.
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Date Entry Created
20020607 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020611)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Alderson, Cole, Frech
MODIFY(1) Foat
NOOP(2) Cox, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Foat> A local user can not modify the data. The user needs to root the box
   first or at least get UNIX permission to write to the encrypted file system.
   This is different than being a local user.
 CHANGE> [Cox changed vote from REVIEWING to NOOP]

Proposed (Legacy)
20020611
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