Red Hat Inc. 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: 10 Jul 2002
Red Hat distributes the util-linux package in all Red Hat Linux distributions. Updated packages containing a fix for this vulnerability will be available along with our advisory at the URL below. At the same time users of the Red Hat Network will be able to update their systems using the 'up2date' tool.
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