TrueCrypt 4.3, when installed setuid root, allows local users to cause a denial of service (filesystem unavailability) or gain privileges by mounting a crafted TrueCrypt volume, as demonstrated using (1) /usr/bin or (2) another user's home directory, a different issue than CVE-2007-1589.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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