CVE-ID

CVE-1999-1091

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
UNIX news readers tin and rtin create the /tmp/.tin_log file with insecure permissions and follow symlinks, which allows attackers to modify the permissions of files writable by the user via a symlink attack.
References
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Date Entry Created
20010831 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20010912)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Cole, Foat
Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
20010912
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