Alcatel Information for VU#405955

util-linux package vulnerable to privilege escalation when "ptmptmp" file is not removed properly when using "chfn" utility


Not Affected

Vendor Statement

In relation to this CERT advisory on security vulnerabilities in util-linux, Alcatel has conducted an immediate assessment to determine any impact this may have on our portfolio. An initial analysis has shown that none of our products is affected when used as delivered to customers. The security of our customers' networks is of highest priority for Alcatel. Therefore, investigations are going on and updates will be provided if necessary. Customers may contact their Alcatel support representative for more details.

Vendor Information

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