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Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 09:59:46 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Vincent Danen <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: distutils creates ~/.pypirc insecurely

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:
> Thanks.

Please use CVE-2012-1587 for this issue.

Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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