Bug 1617775 (CVE-2005-3011) - CVE-2005-3011 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2005-3011 security flaw
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2005-3011
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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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-08-16 04:39 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:54 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 04:39:40 UTC


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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 04:39:34 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 16:29:11 UTC
MITRE description:

The sort_offline function for texindex in texinfo 4.8 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Comment 2 Stephen Herr 2019-06-13 19:25:46 UTC
Statement:

Updated packages to correct this issue are available along with our advisory:
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/CVE-2005-3011.html

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


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