Vulnerability: IRIX 6.5

IRIX 6.5's umask setting is applied to system coredumps, a design decision that has consequences for the security of an IRIX system.

Since the default umask for the root user is 022, root's coredumps are created with permissions of "-rw-r--r--". That means unprivileged users can read them.

For details on the workaround, click here.

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