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Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 13:56:47 -0600
From: Jed Cunningham <>
To: Jedidiah Cunningham <>,
Subject: Re: CVE-2022-38170: Apache Airflow: Overly permissive
 umask for deamons

Hi Seth,

Thanks for the feedback, and I agree. We will start adding links to the PR
fixing the issue going forward, starting with our announcements today.


On Fri, Sep 2, 2022, 2:43 PM Seth Arnold <> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 02, 2022 at 03:55:07AM +0000, Jedidiah Cunningham wrote:
> > In Apache Airflow prior to 2.3.4, an insecure umask was configured for
> numerous Airflow components when running with the  `--deamon` flag which
> could result in a race condition giving world-writable files in the Airflow
> home directory and allowing local users to expose arbitrary file contents
> via the webserver.
> Hello Jedidiah,
> Thanks for contributing to the oss-security list; I believe your
> contributions would be far more valuable if they included some further
> details -- providing links to issues and commits is common, but you could
> also include the details in the email if that's easier for whatever reason.
> Thanks

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