Debian Information for VU#405955
util-linux package vulnerable to privilege escalation when "ptmptmp" file is not removed properly when using "chfn" utility
- Vendor Information Help Date Notified: 26 Jun 2002
- Statement Date:
- Date Updated: 27 Jun 2002
Debian does not ship any of the util-linux login-utils tools; instead we use the corresponding tools from the 'shadow' package, which use a different locking technique.
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