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Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2016 11:28:55 +0200
From: Marcus Meissner <>
To: OSS Security List <>
Subject: CVE Request: systemd / journald created world readable journal files


systemd-journald from systemd v213 started creating world readable journals, allowing
local users to read sensitive system log entries.

While spotted by our users in
the problem was present and fixed in upstream systemd git...

Introduced by this commit in v213:

Fixed for volatile journals was done by this commit in v214:

Fixed for the current persistent journal by this commit in v229:

Ciao, Marcus

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