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CVE-2017-15131 Detail

Current Description

It was found that system umask policy is not being honored when creating XDG user directories, since Xsession sources xdg-user-dirs.sh before setting umask policy. This only affects xdg-user-dirs before 0.15.5 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0842
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1412762 Issue Tracking

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-276 Incorrect Default Permissions NIST  
CWE-284 Improper Access Control Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:freedesktop:xdg-user-dirs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
0.15.5

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-15131
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019