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guile2 -- multiple vulnerabilities

Affected packages
guile2 < 2.0.13


VuXML ID b4ecf774-eb01-11e6-9ac1-a4badb2f4699
Discovery 2016-10-12
Entry 2017-02-04

Ludovic Courtès reports:

The REPL server is vulnerable to the HTTP inter-protocol attack

The ‘mkdir’ procedure of GNU Guile, an implementation of the Scheme programming language, temporarily changed the process’ umask to zero. During that time window, in a multithreaded application, other threads could end up creating files with insecure permissions.


CVE Name CVE-2016-8605
CVE Name CVE-2016-8606
FreeBSD PR ports/216663