DescriptionRace condition in pxz 4.999.99 Beta 3 uses weak file permissions for the output file when compressing a file before changing the permission to match the original file, which allows local users to bypass the intended access restrictions.
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
Debian Bugs775306

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pxz (PTS)jessie4.999.99~beta3+git659fc9b-3fixed

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