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CVE-2014-0135 (kafo): CVE-2014-0135 rubygem-kafo: temporary file creation vulnerability when creating /tmp/default_values.yaml

ADVISORIES

GEM

kafo

SEVERITY

CVSS v2: 1.9

PATCHED VERSIONS

  • ~> 0.3.17
  • >= 0.5.2

DESCRIPTION

Kafo before 0.3.17 and 0.4.x before 0.5.2, as used by Foreman, uses world-readable permissions for default_values.yaml, which allows local users to obtain passwords and other sensitive information by reading the file.