CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2001-05-02


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Red Hat Linux 7.1 sets insecure permissions on swap files created during installation, which can allow a local attacker to gain additional privileges by reading sensitive information from the swap file, such as passwords.

Find out more about CVE-2001-0635 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2001:058 May 02, 2001

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