Bug 1617339 (CVE-2004-0976) - CVE-2004-0976 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2004-0976 security flaw
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2004-0976
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-08-16 03:24 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2021-02-16 23:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 03:24:44 UTC


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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 03:24:38 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 16:02:31 UTC
MITRE description:

Multiple scripts in the perl package in Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 through 2.1 and other operating systems allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Comment 2 Stephen Herr 2019-06-13 19:18:42 UTC
Statement:

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=140058

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.  More information regarding issue severity can be found here:
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.


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