CVE-2017-15131

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-01-12
CWE:
CWE-266
Bugzilla:
1455094: CVE-2017-15131 xdg-user-dirs, gnome-session: Xsession creation of XDG user directories does not honor system umask policy
It was found that the system umask policy is not being honored when creating XDG user directories (~/Desktop etc) on first login. This could lead to user's files being inadvertently exposed to other local users.

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CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (xdg-user-dirs) RHSA-2018:0842 2018-04-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 xdg-user-dirs Will not fix
Last Modified