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Published: 23 January 2015

Race condition in pxz 4.999.99 Beta 3 uses weak file permissions for the output file when compressing a file before changing the permission to match the original file, which allows local users to bypass the intended access restrictions.




Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(end of life)
bionic Not vulnerable
cosmic Not vulnerable
disco Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was needed)
Released (4.999.99~beta3+git659fc9b-3, 4.999.99~beta3+gitfcfea93-1)
utopic Ignored
(end of life)
vivid Ignored
(end of life)
wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Not vulnerable
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)