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The SuSE aaa_base package installs some system accounts with home directories set to /tmp, which allows local users to gain privileges to those accounts by creating standard user startup scripts such as profiles.
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Date Entry Created
20000614 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 (20000615)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(6) Baker, Cole, Frech, Levy, Ozancin, Stracener
MODIFY(1) Prosser
Comments (Legacy)
 Prosser> add source:  
   SuSE Linux aaabase User Account with /tmp Home Vulnerability
 CHANGE> [Levy changed vote from REVIEWING to ACCEPT]

Proposed (Legacy)
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