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Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 16:39:37 +0200
From: Jakub Wilk <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: distutils creates ~/.pypirc

* Vincent Danen <>, 2012-03-27, 08:15:
>Standard flaw where a file that contains a username and password is 
>written with insecure permissions.  This only affects python 2.6 and 

I see the vulnerable code in Python 2.3.7, 2.4.6 and 2.5.6, too.

Jakub Wilk

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