DescriptionThe ebuild for pinentry before 0.7.2-r2 on Gentoo Linux sets setgid bits for pinentry programs, which allows local users to read or overwrite arbitrary files as gid 0.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pinentry (PTS)stretch1.0.0-2fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye1.1.0-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pinentrysource(unstable)(not affected)


- pinentry <not-affected> (Gentoo-specific packaging flaw)

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