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Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2013 15:33:16 +0400
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, 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>
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