Bug 1616597 (CVE-2001-0556) - CVE-2001-0556 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2001-0556 security flaw
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2001-0556
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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Whiteboard: public=20010301
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-08-16 01:17 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-06-13 19:44 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 01:17:41 UTC


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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 01:17:33 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 17:09:32 UTC
MITRE description:

The Nirvana Editor (NEdit) 5.1.1 and earlier allows a local attacker to overwrite other users' files via a symlink attack on (1) backup files or (2) temporary files used when nedit prints a file or portions of a file.


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