Security Bugfix for Fileutils
(Last modified: 26MAR2002)
solutions Security Bugfix for Fileutils SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (ab480a77bc2ddfd55cde9f3d309f87df)
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server for S/390
'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 fileutil.rpm
It is recommended to run
"SuSEconfig"after performing the update in case the update rpm command is being run manually.
Please be advised that the fix for this package has been included in the Live-CD for Firewall version 1.0.22-1 Release 20020328.
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