GNU screen 4.0.3 creates the /tmp/screen-exchange temporary file with world-readable permissions, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive session information.
Published 2009-04-01 10:30:00
Updated 2017-08-17 01:30:14
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1214

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1214

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2009-1214

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Vendor statements for CVE-2009-1214

  • Red Hat 2009-04-02
    Red Hat does not consider this to be a security issue. Affected file is supposed to be used to exchange information between local system users, therefore open permissions are intentional.

Products affected by CVE-2009-1214

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