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Debian: CVE-2016-8605: guile-1.8, guile-2.0 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2016-8605: guile-1.8, guile-2.0 -- security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/18/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/31/2017
Modified
02/25/2019

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.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-guile-1-8
  • debian-upgrade-guile-2-0

References

  • debian-upgrade-guile-1-8
  • debian-upgrade-guile-2-0

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