Incorrect Default Permissions

Affecting xdg-user-dirs package, versions *

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Overview

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.

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CVSS Score

7.8
low severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-15131
CWE
CWE-276 CWE-284
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN10-XDGUSERDIRS-272427
Disclosed
09 Jan, 2018
Published
09 Jan, 2018