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htpasswd and htdigest in Apache 2.0a9, 1.3.14, and others allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
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Date Entry Created
20010206 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)
Modified (20010430-01)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Baker, Cole
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Christey, Magdych, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:linux-apache-symlink(5926)
 Christey> XF:linux-apache-symlink
 Christey> This item may have been re-introduced into the Apache source
   code sometime during 2002; CVE-2002-1233 has been created for
   that version, which affects Apache 1.3.27 and other versions.
 Christey> As a further clarification, CVE-2002-1233 is *only* for the
   Debian-specific regression error.
 Christey> DEBIAN:DSA-195

Proposed (Legacy)
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