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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2011-4944

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Python 2.6 through 3.2 creates ~/.pypirc with world-readable permissions before changing them after data has been written, which introduces a race condition that allows local users to obtain a username and password by reading this file.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libpython2_7-1_0
  • suse-upgrade-libpython2_7-1_0-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libpython2_7-1_0-debuginfo-x86
  • suse-upgrade-libpython2_7-1_0-x86
  • suse-upgrade-libpython3_2mu1_0
  • suse-upgrade-libpython3_2mu1_0-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libpython3_2mu1_0-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-libpython3_2mu1_0-debuginfo-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libpython3_2mu1_0-debuginfo-x86
  • suse-upgrade-libpython3_2mu1_0-x86
  • suse-upgrade-python-base
  • suse-upgrade-python-base-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-python-base-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-python-base-debuginfo-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-python-base-debuginfo-x86
  • suse-upgrade-python-base-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-python-base-x86
  • suse-upgrade-python-devel
  • suse-upgrade-python-doc
  • suse-upgrade-python-doc-pdf
  • suse-upgrade-python-xml
  • suse-upgrade-python-xml-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-python3-2to3
  • suse-upgrade-python3-base
  • suse-upgrade-python3-base-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-python3-base-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-python3-devel
  • suse-upgrade-python3-devel-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-python3-doc
  • suse-upgrade-python3-doc-pdf
  • suse-upgrade-python3-idle
  • suse-upgrade-python3-tools
  • suse-upgrade-python3-xml
  • suse-upgrade-python3-xml-debuginfo

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