CVE-ID

CVE-2001-1331

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Description
mandb in the man-db package before 2.3.16-3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via the command line options (1) -u or (2) -c, which do not drop privileges and follow symlinks.
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Date Entry Created
20020501 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 (20020502)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Cole, Green, Wall
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Cox, Foat
Comments (Legacy)
 CHANGE> [Frech changed vote from REVIEWING to MODIFY]
 Frech> XF:mandb-tmpfile-symlink(9989)

Proposed (Legacy)
20020502
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