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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-4029

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-4029

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/19/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The (1) dist or (2) distcheck rules in GNU Automake 1.11.1, 1.10.3, and release branches branch-1-4 through branch-1-9, when producing a distribution tarball for a package that uses Automake, assign insecure permissions (777) to directories in the build tree, which introduces a race condition that allows local users to modify the contents of package files, introduce Trojan horse programs, or conduct other attacks before the build is complete.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-automake

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