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Re: CVE request: distutils creates ~/.pypirc insecurely
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried () redhat com>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:46:48 -0600

On 03/27/2012 10:19 AM, Vincent Danen wrote:
* [2012-03-27 09:59:46 -0600] Kurt Seifried wrote:

On 03/27/2012 08:15 AM, Vincent Danen wrote:
Standard flaw where a file that contains a username and password is
written with insecure permissions.  This only affects python 2.6 and
higher.

Could a CVE name be assigned to this flaw?  I don't think one has been
already.

References:

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=650555
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=758905
http://bugs.python.org/issue13512
http://bugs.python.org/file23824/pypirc-secure.diff

Thanks.


Please use CVE-2012-1587 for this issue.

Sorry, I probably should have been more explicit on when it was reported
(this is an older flaw).  It was reported (and public) in 2011.


My bad, please reject CVE-2012-1587.

Please use CVE-2011-4944 for this issue, it has the correct year.

-- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)


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