Public Date:
911556: CVE-2013-0296 pigz: Temporary archive representation created with insecure permissions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in pigz before 2.2.5 uses permissions derived from the umask when compressing a file before setting that file's permissions to match those of the original file, which might allow local users to bypass intended access permissions while compression is occurring.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0296 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 1.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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