alpine 3.6
access weakness #230


Weakness Breakdown


An access weakness occurs when software does not properly implement permissions that could have unintended consequences if exploited by malicious actors. An example of this weakness is when a default username and password are set by the developer but do not get changed by the system administrator.

Warning code(s):

Ensure that umask is given most restrictive possible setting.

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The highlighted line of code below is the trigger point of this particular Alpine 3.6 access weakness.

 #define S_ISLNK(m)      (((m) & S_IFMT) == S_IFLNK)
#define S_ISREG(m)      (((m) & S_IFMT) == S_IFREG)
#define S_ISDIR(m)      (((m) & S_IFMT) == S_IFDIR)
#define S_ISCHR(m)      (((m) & S_IFMT) == S_IFCHR)
#define S_ISBLK(m)      (((m) & S_IFMT) == S_IFBLK)
#define S_ISFIFO(m)     (((m) & S_IFMT) == S_IFIFO)
#define S_ISSOCK(m)     (((m) & S_IFMT) == S_IFSOCK)

/* Win32 filename lengths  */
#define SW_MAXPATHNAME 4096
#define SW_MAXFILENAME 256

/* Type definitions */
typedef int pid_t;			/* process ID */
typedef int mode_t;         /* file permission mode ID */

/* Rewrite ANSI functions to Win32 equivalents */
#define popen		_popen
#define pclose		_pclose
#define strcasecmp	stricmp
#define strncasecmp	strnicmp
#define sleep		_sleep
#define getpid		_getpid
#define umask       _umask
#define vsnprintf   _vsnprintf
#define stat	    _stat


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