Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:30:22 -0600 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: distutils creates ~/.pypirc insecurely * [2012-03-27 16:39:37 +0200] Jakub Wilk wrote: >* Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>, 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 higher. > >I see the vulnerable code in Python 2.3.7, 2.4.6 and 2.5.6, too. Aha, thanks. I do see it as well in Lib/distutils/command/register.py where it offers to save the username/password. -- Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team
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