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CVE-2004-0972 - Glittering Grease

Description

The lvmcreate_initrd script in the lvm 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.

Reference

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11290 http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0050 http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=136308 http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2004-232.html https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17583 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10632