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In Sun Solaris and SunOS, man and catman contain vulnerabilities that allow overwriting arbitrary files.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19990607 Disclaimer: The record 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)
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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