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CVE-2001-0169

Public: 2001-01-16

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

When using the LD_PRELOAD environmental variable in SUID or SGID applications, glibc does not verify that preloaded libraries in /etc/ld.so.cache are also SUID/SGID, which could allow a local user to overwrite arbitrary files by loading a library from /lib or /usr/lib.

Find out more about CVE-2001-0169 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 6.0 RHSA-2001:002 January 15, 2001
Red Hat Linux 6.1 RHSA-2001:002 January 15, 2001
Red Hat Linux 6.2 RHSA-2001:002 January 15, 2001

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