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RHSA-2000:100: Setuid bits are removed on dump to prevent exploit

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RHSA-2000:100: Setuid bits are removed on dump to prevent exploit

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/07/2000
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The Red Hat 7.0 dump is being released for Red Hat 6.x and Red Hat 5.x in order to remove root setuid bits to prevent a known dump exploit (#20111). The new dump packages also include a fix for a buffer overflow (#9899)

Dump can be used to gain root access.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-dump
  • redhat-upgrade-dump-static
  • redhat-upgrade-rmt

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