The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
GNU ed before 0.2-18.1 allows local users to overwrite the files of other users via a symlink attack.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Linux 5.2||RHSA-2000:123||December 06, 2000|
|Red Hat Linux 6.0||RHSA-2000:123||December 06, 2000|
|Red Hat Linux 6.1||RHSA-2000:123||December 06, 2000|
|Red Hat Linux 6.2||RHSA-2000:123||December 06, 2000|
|Red Hat Linux 7.0||RHSA-2000:123||December 06, 2000|
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