CVE-2014-9770

NameCVE-2014-9770
Descriptiontmpfiles.d/systemd.conf in systemd before 214 uses weak permissions for journal files under (1) /run/log/journal/%m and (2) /var/log/journal/%m, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these files.
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 severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
systemd (PTS)jessie215-17+deb8u7fixed
jessie (security)215-17+deb8u13fixed
stretch232-25+deb9u12fixed
stretch (security)232-25+deb9u11fixed
buster241-7~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid242-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
systemdsource(unstable)215-1low
systemdsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - systemd <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=972612
Introduced by: https://github.com/systemd/systemd/commit/a606871da508995f5ede113a8fc6538afd98966c (v213)
Fixed by (for volatile journals): https://github.com/systemd/systemd/commit/176f2acf8dee45fee832fd2ab07243f63783a238 (v214)

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