Security Bugfix for Fileutils
(Last modified: 26MAR2002)
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'cd ..', which leads to a race condition when directories are being removed from world-writeable directories. By consequence, any local user could remove system-owned directories as the user running the recursive
'rm -r'command, typically
root. No temporary workaround for this problem exists other than not recursively removing directories within world-writeable directory structures while users are active.
rpm -Uvh fileutils.rpm
It is recommended to run
"SuSEconfig"after performing the update in case the update rpm command is being run manually.
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