Vulnerability CVE-2016-8605


Published: 2017-01-12

Description:
The mkdir procedure of GNU Guile temporarily changed the process' umask to zero. During that time window, in a multithreaded application, other threads could end up creating files with insecure permissions. For example, mkdir without the optional mode argument would create directories as 0777. This is fixed in Guile 2.0.13. Prior versions are affected.

Vendor: Fedoraproject
Product: Fedora 
Version:
25
24
23
Vendor: GNU
Product: Guile 
Version: 2.0.12;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/12/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93510
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6QTAGSDCTYXTABAA77BQJGNKOOBRV4DK/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/FNVE5N24FLWDYBQ3LAFMF6BFCWKDO7VM/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/UJP5S36GTXMDEBXWF6LKKV76DSLNQG44/

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