Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2013 15:33:16 +0400 From: gremlin@...mlin.ru To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: Debian's package "mysql-server" leaks credential information On 08-Jun-2013 07:22:44 -0400, larry Cashdollar wrote: > According to the bug report details that's a race condition. > A malicious user is using a vulnerability in the way the > installation script handles changing file permissions to disclose > sensitive information. Yes. And, once again, that's a misconfiguration - the file should be created as 0600 root:root during installation and only after that chmod() and chown() may be applied. > On Jun 8, 2013, at 7:00 AM, gremlin@...mlin.ru wrote: - Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. - Why top-posting is considered the most annoying thing in messages? -- Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru> GPG key ID: 0xEF3B1FA8, keyserver: hkp://subkeys.pgp.net GPG key fingerprint: 8832 FE9F A791 F796 8AC9 6E4E 909D AC45 EF3B 1FA8
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