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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-8605: guile security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-8605: guile security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/12/2017
Created
12/05/2019
Added
12/04/2019
Modified
12/04/2019

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)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-guile

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