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, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs865959

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mosquitto (PTS)wheezy0.15-2vulnerable
wheezy (security)0.15-2+deb7u1vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie1.3.4-2+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.4.10-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - mosquitto <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - mosquitto <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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