GNU Emacs version 25.3.1 (and other versions most likely) ignores umask when creating a backup save file ("[ORIGINAL_FILENAME]~") resulting in files that may be world readable or otherwise accessible in ways not intended by the user running the emacs binary.
Published 2017-10-31 20:29:00
Updated 2017-11-27 16:24:48
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-1000383

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 10 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-1000383

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-1000383

References for CVE-2017-1000383

Products affected by CVE-2017-1000383

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