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CVE-2017-1000383 Detail

Current Description

GNU Emacs version 25.3.1 (and other versions most likely) ignores umask when creating a backup save file ("[ORIGINAL_FILENAME]~") resulting in files that may be world readable or otherwise accessible in ways not intended by the user running the emacs binary.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/10/31/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101671 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:emacs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
25.3.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-1000383
NVD Published Date:
10/31/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/27/2017