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Improper Preservation of Permissions


Severity Medium
Score 4.4/10


HashiCorp Vault and Vault Enterprise 1.4.x prior to 1.8.0 initialized an underlying database file associated with the Integrated Storage feature with excessively broad filesystem permissions. Fixed in Vault and Vault Enterprise 1.8.0.

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CWE-281 - Improper Preservation of Permissions

The software does not preserve permissions or incorrectly preserves permissions when copying, restoring, or sharing objects, which can cause them to have less restrictive permissions than intended.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published