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Vulnerability in Oracle 8.0.x through 9.0.1 on Unix allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files, possibly via a symlink attack or incorrect file permissions in (1) the ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/log directory or (2) an alternate directory as specified in the ORACLE_HOME environmental variable, aka the "Oracle File Overwrite Security Vulnerability."
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Date Entry Created
20011122 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 (20011122)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(5) Armstrong, Baker, Bishop, Cole, Foat
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Christey, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:oracle-binary-symlink(6940)
 Christey> Possible dupe with CVE-2001-1041; need to review more closely.

Proposed (Legacy)
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