Bug 1464946 (CVE-2017-9868)

Summary: CVE-2017-9868 mosquitto: World-readable persistence file possibly leaking sensitive information
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Adam Mariš <amaris>
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-06-26 09:39:14 UTC
In Mosquitto through 1.4.12, mosquitto.db (aka the persistence file) is world readable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive MQTT topic information.

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Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-06-26 09:40:25 UTC
Created mosquitto tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-7 [bug 1464947]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1464948]