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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-8991: py-pip local DoS with predictable temp directory names

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-8991: py-pip local DoS with predictable temp directory names

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/24/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

pip 1.3 through 1.5.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (prevention of package installation) by creating a /tmp/pip-build-* file for another user.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-py-pip

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