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1616780: CVE-2002-0435 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the recursive (1) directory deletion and (2) directory move in GNU File Utilities (fileutils) 4.1 and earlier allows local users to delete directories as the user running fileutils by moving a low-level directory to a higher level as it is being deleted, which causes fileutils to chdir to a ".." directory that is higher than expected, possibly up to the root file system.

Find out more about CVE-2002-0435 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 6.2 RHSA-2003:015 2003-02-13
Red Hat Linux 7.3 RHSA-2003:015 2003-02-13
Red Hat Linux 7.0 RHSA-2003:015 2003-02-13
Red Hat Linux 7.2 RHSA-2003:015 2003-02-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2003:016 2003-02-20
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2003:015 2003-02-13
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