DescriptionThe transform_save function in transform.c in Augeas 1.0.0 through 1.1.0 does not properly calculate the permission values when the umask contains a "7," which causes world-writable permissions to be used for new files and allows local users to modify the files 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 Bugs731111

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
augeas (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.2.0-0.2+deb8u2fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.8.0-1+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid1.10.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
augeassourcewheezy(not affected)


[wheezy] - augeas <not-affected> (Affected patch not present/applied)
[squeeze] - augeas <not-affected> (Affected patch not present/applied)
only if applied original patch for CVE-2012-0786

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