CVE-2017-9868

NameCVE-2017-9868
DescriptionIn Mosquitto through 1.4.12, mosquitto.db (aka the persistence file) is world readable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive MQTT topic information.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1146-1, DLA-1525-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs865959

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mosquitto (PTS)jessie1.3.4-2+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)1.3.4-2+deb8u3fixed
stretch (security), stretch1.4.10-3+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid1.5.7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mosquittosource(unstable)1.4.14-1low865959
mosquittosourcejessie1.3.4-2+deb8u3lowDLA-1525-1
mosquittosourcestretch1.4.10-3+deb9u1low
mosquittosourcewheezy0.15-2+deb7u2lowDLA-1146-1

Notes

https://github.com/eclipse/mosquitto/issues/468
https://github.com/eclipse/mosquitto/commit/09cb1b61c8f48284d9c42bd911faa7525cc689c7

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