CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2004-09-30


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.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0971 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
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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