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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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (glibc) RHSA-2004:586 2004-12-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2005:261 2005-04-28

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