CVE-2009-4235

NameCVE-2009-4235
Descriptionacpid 1.0.4 sets an unrestrictive umask, which might allow local users to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid, and obtain sensitive information by reading this file or cause a denial of service by overwriting this file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-4033.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1960-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs560771

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
acpid (PTS)wheezy1:2.0.16-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie1:2.0.23-2fixed
buster, sid, stretch1:2.0.28-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
acpidsource(unstable)1.0.6low560771
acpidsourceetch1.0.4-5etch2mediumDSA-1960-1
acpidsourcelenny1.0.8-1lenny2mediumDSA-1960-1

Notes

all versions set umask(0), might be worth double-checking what it opens

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