Bug 1616466 (CVE-2000-0229) - CVE-2000-0229 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2000-0229 security flaw
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2000-0229
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-08-16 00:54 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2021-11-12 20:09 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 00:54:48 UTC


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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 00:54:41 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:59:45 UTC
MITRE description:

gpm-root in the gpm package does not properly drop privileges, which allows local users to gain privileges by starting a utility from gpm-root.


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