DescriptionJython 2.2.1 uses the current umask to set the privileges of the class cache files, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via unspecified vectors.
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 (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs777079

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jython (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.5.3-3+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.5.3-16+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid2.7.1+repack-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - jython <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - jython <ignored> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - jython <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - jython <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
The original issue seem addressed in 2.7.0+repack-1, but still files
might be created/written to /usr/share/jython/cachedir/packages
which should not be in /usr beeing a cachedir.

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