CVE-2001-0170

Public Date:
2001-01-10

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

glibc 2.1.9x and earlier does not properly clear the RESOLV_HOST_CONF, HOSTALIASES, or RES_OPTIONS environmental variables when executing setuid/setgid programs, which could allow local users to read arbitrary files.

Find out more about CVE-2001-0170 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 7.0 RHSA-2001:001 2001-01-11

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