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script command in the util-linux package before 2.11n allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files by setting a hardlink from the typescript log file to any file on the system then having root execute the script command.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10723

script command in the util-linux package before 2.11n allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files by setting a hardlink from the typescript log file to any file on the system then having root execute the script command.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2001-1494
Product(s):