Conectiva Information for VU#153653
Linux dump uses environment variables insecurely, allowing for root compromise
- Vendor Information Help Date Notified: 31 Oct 2000
- Statement Date:
- Date Updated: 03 Jul 2001
Our last mandatory update of the dump package (June 29th, 2000)brought it up to version 0.4b18 and had the SUID bits disabled.
These packages do not have the vulnerability that could give a local attacker root access.
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