rPSA-2007-0004-1 bzip2 Jan 09 2007 09:28PM
rPath Update Announcements (announce-noreply rpath com)
rPath Security Advisory: 2007-0004-1
Published: 2007-01-09
Products: rPath Linux 1
Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
Local Non-deterministic Unauthorized Access
Updated Versions:
bzip2=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/1.0.4-1-0.1

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0953
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-921

Description:
Previous versions of the bzip2 package are vulnerable to a race
condition that allows local users to modify permissions on
arbitrary files that the user running bzip2 is allowed to change.

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