October 3, 2000

Cox: Security problem fixed in GnoRPM

Author: JT Smith

Linux programmer Alan Cox posts this on Gnome.org: "While fixing other problems with the gnorpm package a locally exploitable
security hole was found where a normal user could trick root running GnoRPM
into writing to arbitary files due to a bug in the gnorpm tmp file handling."

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