Bug 155760

Summary: CAN-2005-1039 Race condition in coreutils
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Josh Bressers <bressers>
Component: coreutilsAssignee: Tim Waugh <twaugh>
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-04-22 16:11:46 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #155758 +++

Race condition in Core Utilities (coreutils) 5.2.1, when (1) mkdir, (2) mknod,
or (3) mkfifo is running with the -m switch, allows local users to modify
permissions of other files.

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/395489