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Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 08:15:31 -0600
From: Vincent Danen <>
Subject: CVE request: distutils creates ~/.pypirc insecurely

Standard flaw where a file that contains a username and password is
written with insecure permissions.  This only affects python 2.6 and

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



Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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