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RHSA-2000:121: Updated tcsh packages are now available for Red Hat Linux.

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RHSA-2000:121: Updated tcsh packages are now available for Red Hat Linux.

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/09/2001
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated tcsh packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 5.2, 6.x, and 7.

Versions 6.09 and below of tcsh are vulnerable to a symbolic link attack. This attack can be used to cause users to destroy the contents of any file to which they have write access.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-tcsh

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