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In Sun Solaris and SunOS, man and catman contain vulnerabilities that allow overwriting arbitrary files.
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Date Entry Created
19990607 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 (19991210-01)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(4) Baker, Dik, Northcutt, Prosser
MODIFY(1) Frech
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> Reference: XF:sun-man
 Christey> ADDREF CIAC:J-028
   Is the Linux man symlink problem the same as the one for Sun?
   See BUGTRAQ:19990602 /tmp symlink problems in SuSE Linux 6.1
   Also see BID:305
 Dik> sun bug 4154565

Proposed (Legacy)
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