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RedHat: 'kernel' ptrace vulnerability  19 October 2001 
A vulnerability has been found in the ptrace code of the kernel (ptrace isthe part that allows program debuggers to run) that could be abused bylocal users to gain root privileges.
RedHat: 'util-linux' Elevated privileges vulnerability  16 October 2001 
New util-linux packages are available that fix a problem with /bin/login'sPAM implementation. This could, in some non-default setups, cause users toreceive credentials of other users. It is recommended that all usersupdate to the fixed packages.
Red Hat: 'util-linux' elevated credentials vulnerability  16 October 2001 
New util-linux packages are available that fix a problem with /bin/login's PAM implementation. This could, in some non-default setups, cause users to receive credentials of other users.
Red Hat: 'openssl' access control bypass vulnerability  16 October 2001 
Updated openssh packages are now available for Red Hat Linux 7 and 7.1. These packages fix a vulnerability which may allow unauthorized users to log in from hosts that have been denied access.
RedHat: 'Zope' unauthorized access vulnerability  11 October 2001 
The issue involves the fmt attribute of dtml-var tags.Without this correction, Zope does not check security access to methodsinvoked through fmt. This issue could allow partially trusted users withenough knowledge of Zope to call, in a limited way, methods they would nototherwise be allowed to access.
Red Hat: 'setserial' initscript temporary file vulnerability  26 September 2001 
The initscript distributed with the setserial package (which is not installed or enabled by default) uses predictable temporary file names, and should not be used. setserial-2.17-4 and earlier versions are affected.
RedHat: 'man' local privilege escalation vulnerability  22 September 2001 
Updated man packages fixing a local GID man exploit and a potential GID man to root exploit, as well as a problem with the man paths of Red Hat Linux 5.x and 6.x.
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