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CVE-2009-4358 Detail


freebsd-update in FreeBSD 8.0, 7.2, 7.1, 6.4, and 6.3 uses insecure permissions in its working directory (/var/db/freebsd-update by default), which allows local users to read copies of sensitive files after a (1) freebsd-update fetch (fetch) or (2) freebsd-update upgrade (upgrade) operation.


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Evaluator Solution

Per: http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-09:17.freebsd-update.asc "2) To patch your present system: The following patch has been verified to apply to FreeBSD 6.3, 6.4, 7.1, 7.2, and 8.0 systems. a) Download the relevant patch from the location below, and verify the detached PGP signature using your PGP utility. # fetch http://security.FreeBSD.org/patches/SA-09:17/freebsd-update.patch # fetch http://security.FreeBSD.org/patches/SA-09:17/freebsd-update.patch.asc"

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37190 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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