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CVE-2005-0953

Impact: Low
Public: 2005-03-30

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in bzip2 1.0.2 and earlier allows local users to modify permissions of arbitrary files via a hard link attack on a file while it is being decompressed, whose permissions are changed by bzip2 after the decompression is complete.

Find out more about CVE-2005-0953 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

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 (bzip2) RHSA-2005:474 June 16, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (bzip2) RHSA-2005:474 June 16, 2005
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (bzip2) RHSA-2005:474 June 16, 2005

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