FreeBSD : redis -- sensitive information leak through command history file (fa175f30-8c75-11e6-924a-60a44ce6887b)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Redis team reports :

The redis-cli history file (in linenoise) is created with the default
OS umask value which makes it world readable in most systems and could
potentially expose authentication credentials to other users.

See also :

https://github.com/antirez/redis/pull/1418
https://github.com/antirez/redis/issues/3284
http://www.nessus.org/u?753568fb

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93991 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-7458

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