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The go-gnome Helix GNOME pre-installer allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on various files in /tmp, including uudecode, snarf, and some installer files.
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Assigning CNA
Date Entry Created
20000919 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 (20000921)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Cole, Levy
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Christey, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> XF:go-gnome-preinstaller-symlink(5161)
 Frech> XF:go-gnome-preinstaller-symlink(5161)

Proposed (Legacy)
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