Slackware Malicious Manual Page Cache File Creation Vulnerability

Solution:
A suggested although not officially supported solution is to change the permissions of the cache file directories:

# chmod 700 /var/man/cat*

Currently the SecurityFocus staff are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue. If you feel we are in error or are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: vuldb@securityfocus.com <mailto:vuldb@securityfocus.com>.



 

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