The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The krb5-send-pr script in the kerberos5 (krb5) package in Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 through 2.1, and possibly other operating systems, allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (krb5)||RHSA-2005:012||January 19, 2005|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (krb5)||RHSA-2005:012||January 19, 2005|
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