CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2004-09-30


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The catchsegv script in glibc 2.3.2 and earlier allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0968 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (glibc) RHSA-2005:261 April 28, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (glibc) RHSA-2004:586 December 20, 2004

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