Bug 1464946 - (CVE-2017-9868) CVE-2017-9868 mosquitto: World-readable persistence file possibly leaking sensitive information
CVE-2017-9868 mosquitto: World-readable persistence file possibly leaking sen...
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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impact=moderate,public=20170622,repor...
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Depends On: 1464947 1464948
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Reported: 2017-06-26 05:39 EDT by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2017-08-22 08:35 EDT (History)
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-06-26 05:39:14 EDT
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.

Upstream bug:

https://github.com/eclipse/mosquitto/issues/468
Comment 1 Adam Mariš 2017-06-26 05:40:25 EDT
Created mosquitto tracking bugs for this issue:

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

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