Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.
Race condition in daemon/slave.c in gdm before 2.14.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack when gdm performs chown and chgrp operations on the .ICEauthority file.
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
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:
This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3.